felt like I was simply puttering. Here a sock, there a cook stove, and oh there’s a soap dish. Actually, no soap dish materialized, so I am using a Ziploc Bag. Bummer.
We went to the recycling center and I picked up Bright Lights informational fliers. I will stop in towns, at libraries, and pass on the information. This will give my trip a much-needed purpose.
I did not find my rain pants, so we went to Wasilla and there I purchased a new pair. We took both dogs with us. Shadow is becoming a good car traveler. And Ryder is starting to warm up to her. They played some today.
Tonight I did get Tinni out for my annual pre-solstice ride. He was full of pep and a little bolty. I did not get the others out. I felt bad about this. I am going to continue to feel bad about this. And therein lies the problem, which is that I feel the weight of considerable responsibility upon my already too rounded shoulders.
The three times a week good morning yoga online class is doing me a world of good. I am also going to miss this while on my trip. My shoulders are more open, and I am more cognizant of my scapula and clavicles. I’m also returning to the breath more often than I used to and this is further opening up the joints in these areas.
So the question is, am I looking forward to this trip? Right at this minute, no. I know how much we have to do here and feel like I’m deserting the good ship Squalor Holler.
Pete is being a really good sport about this. I can’t figure out why he is at times so selfless. He simply has to say to me that he is overwhelmed and can’t give a hand, but he never does. He simply resumes prioritizing.
Tonight I thoroughly cleaned all the animal pens, so this should make things easier for him, at least in the upper quadrant. There are more mosquitoes here than usual, so I have been very diligent about getting the animal waste into the compost stations. And yes, it is looking like this is going to be a good compost and a good hay year.
Time to now catch some zzzs.
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