Cleaning out the closet — December 2010 edition

5 December 2010

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a post full of random bits & pieces that aren’t big enough, involved enough or (let’s be honest here) important enough to rate their own entry.  Given that I have the ADD kid’s classic short attention span, this needs to happen every so often.  But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun for both of us.   Consider it a peaceful ride through my mind, in a glass-bottomed boat.

So … please take your seat, fasten your seat belt, and enjoy the ride …

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Took a couple days off

1 September 2010

(… with apologies to Huey Lewis & the News …)

Yeah, I been blog-gone since last Friday — for what I think are very good reasons:

  1. I was tired.
  2. I needed to rest.

Both of which will not exactly be news to the regular readers of this space — or to anyone who knows me.  What with all the stressors of the last year-plus, “being tired/needing to rest/not really knowing how to rest” has become a regular theme of my life and writing.  That’s been compounded in the last couple of weeks, as my wife Nina has gone back to work as a Special Education assistant (more on that later this week), and I’ve had to pick up sole care during the days for Sean again.  So my energy level, not high in the first place, took another dive.

Thus, I’m taking another run at learning how to rest.  And, with God’s help, I’m trying a new tack.

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