Tuesday, December 1, 2009


Doing errands is sort of like slaying dragons: no parking space in front of the post office; convenient spots in front of the supermarket are taken; people are parked in front of entrances exuding noxious fumes; blocked in by a mail truck? But I'm trying to stay out of warrior mode
and enjoy the blessings of being alive. The girl at the cash register in Staples bounces on her toes as I fumble with my credit card, my "rewards card" and my purchases. She admits that her energy fades as the day goes on. This wonderful energy of youth which left me long ago. The blessing of today is that I finished what I set out to do and now I am back home where it is warm comfortable and restful.

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