I’m at a loss when I want to write a post updating about my personal life. Perhaps if I wrote more often, it would not seem so overwhelming to divulge inner thoughts including the necessary background information…
…Coming back to work after a week’s vacation led me to begin planning another vacation–one further away and longer in length. Christmas and New Year’s in New Zealand or Fiji is sounding pretty good. Any other suggestions?
…We’re taking a break from the Oscar countdown. We actually watched the 1969 film in May, but I’ve been slow to catch up on reviews. It’s been a whirlwind summer. Perhaps the fall semester will kick us back into Best Picture gear. And speaking of fall, I’m going back to school. Epidemiology and History of Public Health Practice–I’m psyched. I’ve heard people say they miss the intellectual engagement of college classes after they enter the work world. I assumed that forgoing homework would leave me satisfied in any position. I guess I was wrong.
…Last weekend, I helped my mom host a wedding shower for my little brother and his fiancee. I realize that I was younger than he is when I got married, but there is still something “too soon” about a younger sibling tying the knot. (I’m sure my older brothers can attest to that.)
…Auditors are here at work this week, and I can’t help but replay scenes from Stranger Than Fiction over and over in my mind. “Tax man!”
…I’ve been making a point to live life more fully and enjoy the moments along the way. I tend to plan my moments and live in the future, so I’ve been a little overwhelmed by the results of this change. Being immersed in life means activities pile up over my head and I never know what to add to the pile. Dog-walking, for instance. Do I add that to my long list of yoga and spin classes and piano and photos and school and Spanish and reading and movie watching and pub quiz?
There is never enough time in the day and never enough energy to get through the hours I have. But the living is good and the future is bright.