Spend four nights with favourite husband in a cosy and private beach-side getaway. Tick.
Spend a day of getaway baking beloved Christmas cakes. Best. Batch. Ever. Tick.
Play Bingo with hubby. Tick. I still don't win.
Tackle Xmas pressie shopping with a relaxed hubby by my side. Tick.
Get bathroom door and dining room wall painted 6 months after bathroom renovation. Tick.
Attend Xmas parties in blistering heat. Tick.
Host Xmas party in blistering heat, wondering why people say they are coming but don't. Tick.
Eat leftovers. Tick.
Read on FB that a young depressed work colleague has died tragically. At work, with colleagues finding her. Reel in shock. Make many phonecalls to distraught colleagues. Grieve the loss of a lovely young midwife. Sadly, tick.
Value life even more preciously and vows to love and support even more. You betcha.