Sunday, March 13, 2011
OK, OK, I'll Seize the Day
For the first day of Daylight Saving Time it's downright gloomy here in Seattle, but I've been reminded in other blogs and through world events that we should make the most of each day, so I'm trying. It's been a while since I posted because I just didn't have anything worth saying, and in the face of the tragic events unfolding in Japan and Libya and other unsettled spots on this restless planet of ours, I don't want to sound petty. I have a great life, I'm very fortunate, and I know it. But it keeps on raining. And raining. We're in for at least another two weeks of this, so the weather prediction goes. I'm longing for a walk in the sun. I did seize the opportunity between showers this afternoon to go for a brisk walk. It felt great. And then I called my grandkids and we talked on the phone, because I have been missing them. This morning I almost completed another sewing project, another dress for Irene. I just have a few finishing touches to add. And I was down another two pounds in my campaign to lose weight. That gives me impetus to keep counting calories and stay on my exercise regimen. Can you tell I'm trying? I don't know if I am exactly "seizing" the day, or just grasping at what I can reach, but the hours and days are certainly ticking away at a fast pace. And somewhere down the road, there will be a sunny day, and I will be ready to seize that for sure.