Spring is Here!

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Wednesday’s are one of my favorite days of the week. It’s half way to the weekend and I have a standing date with my BFF, ML.

What is your favorite day of the week? I also like Friday’s because it’s the end of the work week and we are less scheduled and more relaxed. I love us all just being home and hanging on the couch.

Today we went for a hike and slowed to notice the farm animals. There were two sets of baby goats, happily staying close by their mamas. They are 4 days old and already were up on their feet and playing.  There was also a mama sheep with her new baby close by, but it was hard to capture a picture from behind the fence.

Seeing the babies made me think of all that spring represents, especially new life, new beginnings and sunshine.   We hiked for over 5 miles and I enjoyed the scenery, the conversation, the exercise and the time with my friend.

It was a gorgeous day out today and I am thankful that I got to enjoy the great outdoors, once again. I am refreshed and happy.

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Namaste

Day 224: Running and the Crocus Flowers

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I am so inspired by other people.

Jeff went for a four mile run today. I tried to get out of it. I cleaned instead. I’m good at cleaning and decluttering and procrastinating, yet I didn’t feel good about choosing not to go for a run with him, especially since I had the time.

I called Joseine instead. She told me about her long walk with her sister and how she wasn’t going to go walking today, but her sister talked her into it. She felt so happy afterwards and was glad she went.

Inspired? Yes.

But I found more excuses, I mean piles of laundry to wash and sort and fold, and papers to organize, and two errands to run. And felt the guilt.

At 2:20 pm, my house was really decluttered, and I finally chose to run, before picking up the kids from school. Did I tell you I like to procrastinate until the very last minute?

I just have to say, there has never been a day when I put on my running shoes and actually got out the door and regretted it. So why is it so hard to clear my head and actually get my butt moving? I don’t understand why I procrastinate so much. And I’d think I’d learn by now to just get it over with(I mean enjoy it) first thing in the morning. Isn’t it weird how you know something or how to do something, but the act of doing is much harder than the act of knowing?? Argh… One of those yin and yang things right? Tell me you do this too… Any tricks you practice?

Besides the joy of running 3+ miles, I also got to enjoy seeing these colorful and bright crocus flowers. Aren’t they just gorgeous? I’ve never noticed them before. The crocus is a light and airy flower that is bright and fun. It represents cheerfulness because of its color and texture. Just look at the lines on the petals? And these pictures are taken with my old iPhone!

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Do you feel cheerful now? I do. :-). Namaste.