Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Drifting too far from the shore

There's an old gospel song that goes:   Out on the perilous sea Where danger so silently creeps And storms so violently sweep You're drifting too far from the shore Some days I feel like I've drifted too far from the shore. I look at the todo list that I've been updating religiously, and it continues to grow. I constantly work, but sometimes it feels like I'm spinning my wheels, and I'm digressing instead of progressing. I started to beat myself up, but when I took a moment to breathe, I'm reminded that life is like that. Ebb and flow, I mean. Sometimes things just click. I knock out a half dozen action items before lunch without breaking a sweat. But then there's days like today that seem like every thing I touch turns to the stinky stuff. So here's what I'm going to do. I'm going to sign off, and go sit on the couch and drink a cup of tea. I might even read a few articles in that mountain of magazines on the coffee table. I'm going to turn back the covers, crawl into my comfy bed and take a fresh look at all that needs to be done tomorrow.


NOTE: I tried the New Blogger Interface and it has my formatting all screwed up. Again, I'm drifting too far from the shore. I'll fix this tomorrow.







12 comments:

  1. ok, reading this made me dizzy, Rick!

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  2. Well that didn't work too well. They need to do a bit more work on it I guess.

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  3. I'm with you on crawling into bed and thinking about what I need to do TOMORROW. I mean, I'm not with you crawling into bed. I'm on my own there or with the hubs. ACK - YOU know what I mean! I'm just digging a deeper hole.

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  4. Well, I'm glad I'm not the only one. I tried the new blogger interface for about three minutes and changed back.

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  5. THAT sounds like a wonderful idea! I hope that tea helps!:D

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  6. First I have to say:I am happy you sound like a human:)))
    As the new Interface I started using it couple of weeks ago and every time have to revert to old one as I can not find my Reading list!

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  7. I think sometimes our lists of what to do are too long and can overwhelm us. Of course, I am so laid-back now that I almost fall over so don't go by me!

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  8. I feel like I'm drifting too far more often then not. It takes real work to stay alert and on task in this life.

    PS I will not be trying the new interface. Thanks for test driving it for us! :)

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  9. I've spent a lot of time drifting lately, I'm just now paddling back to shore.

    Yes, your formatting was strange but there was something kind of pretty about it too :-)

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  10. Sometimes a nice cup of tea and a biccie will make things right again!!!

    New Blogger is truly stinky though! :-) Take care
    x

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  11. I know the feeling Rick, and sometimes things just seem to build up a bit. I think you're doing exactly the right thing, by just switching off for a while, and chilling! I haven't seen anything about this new Blogger thing, but I've noticed that a couple of people have commented on it. Doesn't sound too good at the moment, but I guess that could just be teething problems. Why do things always have to change, just as we get used to them?!

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  12. I thought i a reading myself here. Feel like drifting far myself.

    Did the new one too and it made me get more slow.

    Have fun sir!

    JJRod'z

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