Wednesday, December 26, 2012
On the Log
The subject is ironic because I have been working with a lot of logs, too. I have about 10 logs I would like to work up into firewood but the weather became winter when the shortest day came last week. It looks like my troubles are small compared to the many trying to get home for Christmas or get back home after visiting.
We got an inch or two of slush out of this storm and now it's gently snowing out of the NNW. It's really very pretty but it is dark and gray and the depth of winter with months just as deep mosying along. It won't be long until the National NoTill Conference though and that always gets my juices flowing. I agreed to pick up a Doctor who doesn't drive and take him with me but I haven't even met the gentleman, let alone know where he lives! I was told he lives on this side of Cincinnati so once I get the address and contact info it shouldn't be hard.
I get myself into the darndest things but it usually works out for the good. If it doesn't, I just try to make lemonade out of lemons. There sure are lots of lemons out there to work with, but you can only stand so such lemonade!
I think Holidays often turn out that way. People get together who may not necessarily want to be together and the friction starts. Fortunately, I have no reason for that. Mine is more about life in general. It's hard to make a decent living and do the things you want to do or should do. It hurts me to see people struggle so it's great to read or hear about people doing good.
My brain has been in a funk today so maybe that Seasonal Affective Disorder is trying to set it. I won't let it, time is too precious for that. Besides, I have made a lot of positive changes to keep my moods in order. So, tomorrow I will make sure to get a little more exercise than the woodpile and burn off some of my misplaced energy.
It's easy not to have any in this weather and after these decades of life.