Friday, April 30, 2010
At long last
A year ago I was so good about writing this blog, then life got in the way. Now I want to resume my dedication to writing. It was amazing to see what was sooo important a few months ago turn into nothing. Journaling has a way of putting life into perspective. So my/our lives right now...
I'm in the "slow season of work," which means I'm mostly home, although I do have some trips, but it is nothing like the fall. The question, what to do with so much time? The answers; yoga, knitting, walking, friends/family.
I started yoga last year and I love it, but I haven't really committed to it. I would go to class when it fit my schedule. Now I want to make my schedule fit class. That means four days a week. I've met my goal this week. Next week will be a real challenge as I have a 2 day road trip.
Knitting- started knitting this fall with all the travel. I've made too many scarves to count, a killer cute purse and a "first attempt hat." I must finish a granny square project that I started.
Walking- Again walking is/was like yoga. I did it when it fit my schedule. If I want to be healthy it needs to be a priority. 3 years ago I had a blood clot. This means I'm more likely to get another one or have a stroke. All the brain annuerisms that have been on the news are freaking me out. Must take care of myself.
Friends/family - As an introvert I could easily spend all day at home knitting and reading, but I know that is no way to live. I also know that with a traveling job, it is super easy to forget about friends. This may sound like a ridiculous goal to you social butterflies, but for me reaching out to people is a challenge.
The "Big Thing" in our lives right now is the back yard. After 7 years of desperately needing some landscaping, we are finally getting it done. Thanks to all the rain and snow the project that we've waited so long for has been delayed 2 weeks. Why could I tolerate it for 7 years, but the last 2 weeks have been torture. However, they're pouring the concrete today.
If anyone is reading this, get on my case if I don't do at least one update from Long Island, next week.
Photos of cute purse, before pictures of yard, and a muddy stump dog.