Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Dragged myself out of bed at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. Also cannot manage to make it to work at the time that I usually do. I need a handler...

Had a really good yoga class on Monday night and, afterward, Joy handed me a calendar filled with pictures of our Jamaican retreat. Nice surprise...

Before swimming yesterday, I imagined asking the minister who also swims what does he say to despairing church members but then I also imagined that swimming is his form of meditation and time away from despairing people. The minister wasn't at the pool  but the man who is one of the youth coaches and who recently had surgery and whose wife said he shouldn't be alive was there after a long hiatus.

I took my foggy glasses off and it wasn't long before they hit the floor. One of the teenage lifeguards picked it up and I was touched by that simple act of kindness. I asked her how she was doing and she said tired because of a swim meet and her home was no respite because her brothers are always on PlayStation and screaming like banshees...

Went climbing with Mike and Patti; we all had good climbing nights...

Some asshole hit my car while it was parked even though I've gone out of my way to park at the back of parking lots and away from people who can't park straight and, of course, they didn't bother to stick around. Not an earth-shattering amount of damage but it still sucks.

One of dramatic coworkers likes to ask Is everything under control? Today he said something about wanting to be a worry-free dolphin and also taking his wisdom from the trees who don't worry about bills and housing. Mmmm, okay.


  1. There's so much in this post!

    1. LOL needing a handler. Me too. And a personal trainer, a spin doctor, and a housekeeper.

    2. The calendar is such a wonderful idea.

    3. That is very sensitive of you to think that the minister needs time out from despairing people.

    4. I'm sorry about your car. That's happened to us twice, when Hrodebert parked the car at work. I know the past always seems rosier, but I am 100% certain that people are much worse drivers lately.

    5. We don't know what dolphins might worry about. Or trees. But I understand the desire :-)

  2. There was/is so much on my mind and, LOL, I'm going to get a handler who is responsible for assembling other members of my crew.

    You are right about the current state of driving. I see many people who can't even wait for their turn at stop signs. And driving while on social media? Ugh...

    Saw this story on the news about the possibility of equipping cars with WiFi but it was more about avoiding accidents by alerting cars about stalled traffic and possible collisions...

    When my colleague mentioned dolphins, I definitely thought about predators.