Winning Handily

I did not feel very good this morning.  I woke up at about 6:15, rolled around in discomfort and after a minute or two decided that taking care of the discomfort was more important than trying to comfortably fall back asleep since doing the latter was impossible, given my level of discomfort.  So I got up and went to the bathroom. I’m not sure what the deal was.  I couldn’t think of anything I’d eaten the day before that would have caused me to feel that way plus almost throw up.  I had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, cereal with milk (the bread and milk were both bought this past weekend) and a slice of provolone cheese.  That’s all …

The Plastic Coating on the End of a Shoestring

I ached a bit when I woke up this morning from pushing all the leaves in the backyard into what is now a still-smoldering pile of ashes.  Actually, it may have quit smoldering by now, but when I last checked late this morning, there was still some faint smoke coming from it.  Despite that, I willed myself into the regular 15 minutes on the elliptical. Work days have had a bit of a pattern of late.  Busy in the morning, slight lull in the afternoon, time-consuming phone call late in the day.  Not that I mind time-consuming phone calls, as they’re usually sales calls, but it’d be nice if people would call in time for me to get off the …