It's deep freeze cold outside. Biting, blowing cold. I have a few minutes to myself and feel torn. There's a lot of housework to do but I don't want to do it. I'm sipping on hot chamomile and reclining in my favourite chair. I should be wrapping gifts while the kids are napping. But that would require effort. I'm enjoying the quiet. No one asking me
Or make them something to eat.
Or change their diaper.
Or hold them because they are teething.
I should call some people back.
But it's just a few minutes so I'm going to quiet that other voice. I'm telling it to take a hike because I don't want to clean