Tag Archives: travel

This Week of Leisure

I took the week of Thanksgiving off work.  After working too many hours for the past several months, I needed some time off to reset and rest. And suddenly, it is Sunday.  What!? As many can relate, it seems like only a … Continue reading

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Journey to the Far Side

I made something happen on Monday.  I planned it.  I organized it.  I executed the event.  All me.  All by myself.  For the first time in 22 months, I independently managed something.  And it worked out just fine. This was successful not … Continue reading

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Fish Bowl

I live in a small fish bowl, floating in a large pond.  I am so focused on the now, on what is in front of me, that I generally don’t notice the glass walls enclosing my life.  Usually I swim around … Continue reading

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Week 3 ~ My Family In Need

So far my sabbatical has gone like this: Week 1:  Rest, take 3 or 4 hour naps, do little.  Outcome: built up reserves Week 2:  Holiday activity, travel and family visiting.  Outcome: used up most of my reserves, but managed okay … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve ~ Day 10

I have been scared.  Mary and I committed to visiting her family during Christmas, and I did not know if I would be able to make it.  Between the fact that I have not traveled more than 2 hours by … Continue reading

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