Wednesday, April 26, 2006

One Flower

A guy from another department in our building was going around handing out flowers from his garden yesterday. The one he gave me was a bit windblown and a few of its petals were tinged with brown, but the smell! OMG! I put it in a vase and set it in the window, and that one tiny little flower made my whole office smell good! Hard to believe so much wonderful scent can come out of something so small and nondescript.

I came home a little early today. I just wasn't feeling very good, and since I'd put in a productive morning/early afternoon already, I figured it was better to come home and take a long nap. I can't tell if I've got an allergic sinus thing going on or if I'm trying to get sick, but with all the things I have going on at the office I didn't want to take a chance on feeling worse Thursday or Friday.

I was very tempted to go for an afternoon run because the weather was so much cooler than it had been recently-- probably the last little cool front of the season. It was perfect running weather, but I just wasn't feeling it. So I ended up doing housework instead, of all things. What's up with that? I don't know why it is, but I feel so guilty if I'm home during work hours on a weekday that I always find myself compulsively cleaning things.

So I hope I feel a little better tomorrow. I'm deep in ProjectLand right now. But it beats the heck out of MeetingLandia, so I'm not complaining. Not much, at any rate.

Recent Workouts
Sunday: 4 mile run, 30 minute elliptical, 30 minute weights/core
Monday: rest - hip was hurting
Tuesday: 45 minute elliptical


Jill said...

Yesterday was beautiful!! I should have gone running, too. Maybe tonight!

Kewl Nitrox said...

:) Same here, I'll take ProjectLand over MeetingLandia anytime. Right now I am stuck in MeetingLandia in India. :(

goldenlucyd said...

Darling BG,
I just read your previous post and am looking forward to reading your novel---you are such a Renaissance Woman!
After almost 40 years in business I can relate so well to your aversion to "Meetingland." Funny how some things never change---but I think it's worse now. At least my son, (also often in India Projectland) thinks so.
Now don't wear yourself out!
Love to The Bun.

Rachel said...

sometimes, it's nice to take a day off and get caught up on life and chores (including housework). frees up time and energy!

From Here to There said...

Oh no! I hope it was a slight reaction to the pollen in your flower and not a full blown cold! I'm catching up.... I guess I'll find out soon enough.

Take care of yourself!

I think it was a very good idea to stay in, but the housecleaning could have waited! :)