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Newfound downtime

What was on my calendar for today:

  1. Yoga

  2. Take Irv to eye doctor followup appointment at CU Med Center

  3. Good News Breakfast editing session

  4. Zumba

Estimated drive time: 4 hours, 10 minutes

What I did so far today:

  1. Wrote emails to friends

  2. Called friends

  3. Took puppies for individual walks (twice as much exercise!)

  4. Had coffee on the deck with Irv

  5. Did some marketing for my book

  6. Spent time (probably too much) reading about COVID-19

Drive time:  0 hours, 0 minutes

So despite missing appointments and classes, there is an upside: Saving on gas, and wear and tear on my car; spending time at home rather than running myself ragged.

Big storm predicted for tomorrow. I don’t plan to go anywhere for the next few days. In fact, I’m trying not to plan anything! Yet I do have some goals for this surreal life we are all living:

  1. Enjoy the time at home with Irv and the pups

  2. Write notes of thanks and gratitude

  3. Catch up with friends via phone and email

  4. Laugh and make someone else laugh

  5. Read novels by the fire

  6. Try not to freak out by watching and reading too much news

  7. Practice being a human being rather than a human doing

Sending thoughts of love, health and peace to all! Thank you for reading my blog.

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