For Today… August 19, 2018
Looking out my window… smoky. We’ve got smoke coming in from all directions and it’s cloudy with a yellowish tint. My throat has been really aggravated by the air, but I guess it’s the new reality thanks to climate change creating drier summers.
I am thinking… about the metaphorical spinning plates I have on sticks that I’m balancing en pointe on one foot. In other words, I have a number of things demanding my attention that I am trying to balance, and I’m feeling the stress of it all.
I am thankful… Daniel’s incision does not seem to be infected per the ER doctor last night and the surgeon I spoke to on the phone this morning. I’m still keeping a close eye on it until we have our post-op appointment with general surgery on Tuesday.
One of my favorite things… cold drinks on a warm day. I currently have some Pure Leaf Raspberry Tea next to me.
I am wearing… navy blue fitted shirt and jeans capris. Church clothes were my turquoise/black/white bokeh dress with a black camisole and black leggings underneath.
I am creating… a g-tube blog (still putting it together).
I am listening to… my mom yelling “Kitten! NO!” from her bedroom. I’m pretty sure a certain black beast is going to be deposited in my room for reflection time. Silly Minion!
I am hoping… to get decent sleep tonight.
I am learning… what is normal and not normal with g-tube discharge.
In my kitchen… my dad made pasta from scratch and meatballs for dinner.
In the school room… my school district is still bargaining with their teachers over a contract.
Post Script… this is a cute story.
Shared Quote… “While Christians tend to turn to Scripture to end a conversation, Jews turn to Scripture to start a conversation.” – Rachel Held Evans, Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again
A moment from my day… our choral prelude this morning:
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