I am grateful for playing hooky and starting my long weekend a little early! I am so fortunate to have the opportunity to time away from work to relax and destress and return refreshed and focused. I realize that not everyone has that opportunity and I'm very blessed that my time really is my own. It's not always easy to be self employed. Cash flow worries creep in and deadlines can really loom over my head. But the chance to take a nice, long weekend makes it all worthwhile!