A Truant Disposition

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Woke up bright-eyed & bushy-tailed this Monday morning. So much to do—so much I *want* to do—that I don’t know where to start.     8:17 AM This does not seem right: that I’m losing momentum at the same time the dogs are gaining momentum.     3:14 PM

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Neighbors are building a patio awning. The ping ping ping of hammering on metal is surprising, pleasing pitch & rhythm punctuates birdsong. 8:47 AM I think I may have folded the space-time continuum to do 2 days of work in 1 day today. Time-lagged, space-happy, relaxing now. 7:55 PM

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The morning has escaped me and run amok like a wild animal. Ever the optimist, I still hope to catch it…

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St. Patrick’s Day

Painted my nails green for St. Pat’s Day (like I need an excuse to): Opi’s Green-wich Village & for glittery top coat Opi’s Call My Cell-ery

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Woke up feeling bad, then drapes fell when I opened them in dining room. Screws still in wall, bracket on floor, me ducking. The day begins. 9:18 AM Reminds me of Rodny Dangrfild joke: everything he touches breaks off in his hand. “I’m afraid to go to the bathroom!” Good thing I’m a girl! 9:20 […]

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Spent morning getting my ducks in a row, which was like herding cats–not to mention barking dogs.Today every bit as mixed as that metaphor.

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My 4 yr old nephew shouting, “There’s my favorite bug on the ceiling!” (mosquito hawk) He’s desperate to get it. 8:26 PM My bro-in-law’s b-day cake eventually drew my nephew from flying bug pursuit. A good time was had by all (Including the bug which escaped). 9:09 PM

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Goofing off yesterday means much to do today but goofing off yesterday means I’m energetic & enthusiastic today. 2 good days from 1 day off.

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Home now, winding down, yawning. Dogs bouncing, having slept while we were out. Can’t unplug them, gotta un-bounce ’em. 😉

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Today feels weird, even for a Monday.

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