Getting back to my basics

As I type this post it’s raining outside and I am sipping my coffee. I just finished my home yoga practice. (I started working on this post yesterday morning.)

I won’t type long and will finish this post later as I really want to get to reading my book.

When I was a little girl I read all the time. I read so much that my vocabulary was quite advanced (much more than it is now) and I was three reading levels ahead of my grade.

In 7th grade we got to pick a book of our choice to read and write a report on it. I read Jane Eyre. I wouldn’t read that book again until college in one of my literature classes.

I still enjoy reading. It just doesn’t happen as often. But every once in a while I get into a kick and read like crazy.

I feel like I am back in that. Sometime last week after I had unloaded our books onto our book shelf I realized there were so many books I hadn’t yet read.

I grabbed a Beverly Cleary book. She wrote the Ramona books and (Ralph) The Mouse and the Motorcycle books among … Continue reading

Ready for the weekend?

As I do most Fridays I worked from home today. I also attended the 10 a.m. yoga class. I either take that class on Fridays or the now 5:30 p.m. class.

It was important for me to keep my exercise as regular as possible since I am going to Tucson this weekend. We are celebrating my grandpa’s 90th birthday. So there will be a lot of eating and drinking over the weekend. I mean, what better way to celebrate than with Mexican food and alcohol?

There will be lots of eating, drinking and running around town getting errands done for Grandpa’s party as well as getting family visits in over the short weekend.

I am hoping I can do some yoga with Hilda, my dad’s wife, once or twice over the weekend. She is a yoga instructor.

As long as we aren’t too busy I hope I can squeeze in some yoga with her. Or I guess I could do it myself. But that isn’t as fun.


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