If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives... But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern. - Ursula K. LeGuin

Saturday, January 22, 2011

RBOC: Update Edition

  • We are two weeks into the semester and my To Do list doesn't fit on one page.
  • I have many social engagements lined up for the next few weeks which really won't help my To Do list problem.
  • I'm on a search committee for two positions and the first two candidates are coming in the next two weeks.
  • I have found the first negative of our new house and it has 6 legs, antennas and reminds me of some bad times in my childhood.  b and I are going to the store tomorrow to find ways of destroying said creatures.  Two have been spotted and killed so far.  Both were killed by humans and not felines (just sayin').
  • The birth has finally happened.  It was my longest one so far.  I spent 27 hours in a hospital and got about 4 hours of sleep in a 48 hour period.  However everyone is doing well and I am very happy to NOT have to fall asleep with my phone beside my bed for a while.
  • I went to a self-defense workshop taught by my tai chi sifu today.  He teaches about one workshop a month.  Sometimes it is push hands, sometimes it is tai chi sword, and sometimes it is chi gung.  This time it was self-defense, which mostly consisted of learning how to fall.  It is important stuff but I can't say I liked it.
  • b and I are in a bit of a martial arts quandary.  I think want we want really doesn't exist anymore.  Certainly doesn't seem to exist in SouthLite. 
  • b and I went to see The Social Network tonight.  We enjoyed it.  Afterwards I was craving cupcakes but b had the brilliant idea of going out for cocktails and chocolate mousse.  Yes my friends, this is why I married him.
  • On tomorrow's agenda is : gym, food shopping, sitting in front of a fire and getting some work done, eating ribs cooked by my sweetie.  Life is good.


Annie said...

Well, you sound busy, but happy, and coping, and that is a good place to be! I'm glad the birth went well (though it was exhausting), and you now have both freedom, and a good feeling from having helped.

Julie said...

I'm so glad the birth went well. But I'm sorry about the six legged creatures in the house...eeeek! I would be freaking out. My big phobia is mice. Being out in the woods, we tend to get a visitor in our laundry room sometimes, and it creeps me out. When I see them outside, I think they're cute. If they're in the house, I freak out.

Anyway, enough of that. Other things sound great, though...like the ribs. I'm glad life is going well for you. Have a great weekend!