Lacking anything useful to report, I thought I’d take a moment or two to share my answer to a few What ups?
What are you wearing? The at-home uniform: jeans, red henley, sneakers.
What did you have for breakfast? Yogurt & strawberries. Normally I have two breakfasts, one at around 6 a.m. and another around 9:00 a.m., but I got a late start this morning and didn’t have my yogurt until almost 9. So it looks like a lighter breakfast today. I’m sure I’ll make it up later in the day.
What are you doing for exercise today? This morning, I’m doing about 30 minutes on the stationary bike. Then, because we have sunshine and warmer temps (50s!), I’m going to walk down to Subway for lunch and to Kroger next door for some cameo apples (on sale $0.99/lb.). After that, some yard work. Yesterday, I used my teensy reciprocating saw to cut up a neighbor’s fallen tree limb, a victim of our recent ice stormlette. All that cutting and hauling gave me a nice 30-minute workout, which I followed with a brief stint on the stationary bike.
What are you listening to? Birds. A troop of robins is on worm patrol in my backyard. Awesome!
What are you reading? Kimberly asked me that, in response to my Lent-esque intentions. I’m actually reading two books (I do that a lot): Joining the Thin Club: Tips for Toning Your Mind after You’ve Trimmed Your Body, which I’m mostly skimming. I’m not connecting with the writers, and so far, I haven’t seen anything new. I don’t mind revisiting past lessons–in fact, I often benefit greatly from it–if they’re presented in interesting or entertaining ways. See: Martha Beck…or the other book I’m reading, which is How To Play the Harmonica: and Other Life Lessons. I don’t even have a harmonica, but it doesn’t really matter. This is a book about unleashing the playful self to promote a happier life. As you probably know, playfulness is not a problem for me, which is possibly why I’m enjoying this book so much. It’s laugh-out-loud funny. I like laughing.
What are you doing this weekend?I’ll spend some time working on my 40 items, and possibly some time outdoors (clouds are returning), but beyond that, it’s a wide-open weekend. Ahhhh….
What are you regretting from the week behind you? I’m kind of regretting that Free Cell “sacrifice”. Just kidding. I felt I was playing it too much, but didn’t realize how very much! I keep catching myself going for the icon. Other than that, the only potential regret I have is signing up to be part of the neighborhood security patrol at last night’s neighborhood meeting. I don’t have to do anything except ride around the neighborhood and call the police if I see anything suspicious, but I just know some serial killer will choose my day to run rampant through our ‘burb. I’m not sure the magnetic ‘Security Patrol’ signs on my car door and the flashing yellow light on top of the car (the only reason I agreed to do it in the first place) are going to be much of a deterrent. Especially since my shift will be during the daytime, when the light won’t be particularly noticeable.
And that’s what’s going on with me! I hope you all have a most wonderful weekend, but before I go, it’s my turn to ask YOU: What up?