Dolly's Day

By dollydoug

HAWTHORN FLOWERS

I just couldn't fall asleep when I went to bed last night and I was awake for ages.  I must have finally nodded off because the next thing I knew I was woken up by Lily's crying.  It wasn't her usual cry.  Its the sound she makes when she is afraid or in a panic.  So I sleepily got up to see what was up.  I couldn't even find her at first so I had to just stand and listen hard to try and figure out where the noise was coming from. Turns out she was shut in a bedroom.  Silly girl.  She must have followed me in earlier and settled down for a sleep and when she woke up she found she couldn't get out.   I stayed up for a while as by then I was wide awake.  Then back to bed - difficulty falling asleep again.  I have looked at my Fitbit record and see that my total sleep was only 2 hours 46 mins.  So far I'm doing Ok but I think I had better try for an early night.

At 11.30am I had a Facebook Messenger chat with two blip friends J4net and 60plus.  We had a lovely catch up. Great to see them - really cheered me up.

Later on I walked down to the village for shopping in Herons and Tesco. No queues for either and both shops had hardly anyone inside.  I even managed to get a pack of antibacterial wipes.  ( after 6 weeks of trying)

It was raining heavily earlier on but after it stopped we had a lovely sunny day. But we have had the fiercest of winds the whole day.  Not good when you are trying to get a shot for Flower Friday. Tall flowers were swaying about madly so I had to disregard them.  In the end I opted for Hawthorn flowers.  There is a long hawthorn hedge beside the cricket club and its full of pretty flowers at the moment. Thanks to BikerBear for hosting Flower Friday and for Miranda1008  hosting Wild Flower Week.

Musical link -  Every FLOWER  -  by Peter, Paul and Mary

Steps today - 7,817

LOCKDOWN TOP 10  THIS CITY  - by Sam Fischer

CORONA CLASSIC - Gershwin: Cuban Overture

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