1. The tinny roar of a metal watering can filling in the sink.
2. This week we have a meal plan, and it made my morning so much easier -- I didn't have to think or worry, I just got the food out of the freezer. It meant I had more headspace for amusing Alec, and, I think, more patience and more willpower.
3. It's a hot day, so we share a peachy ice lolly (tinned peaches, blender, ice lolly mould, freezer). Slurp.