Most days I do a word thing when I wake up. I choose a ‘word of the day’. Persevere has been the word over and over again since August 28th. I’d get out of bed thinking, again? At night before I go to sleep I think about the word and see how it set the tone for the day or helped me navigate a situation or would have helped me if I had remembered to think about it.
word was surprise. I’d never had that word before. I arrived at the dam
for the dark sunrise dog walk before Jennifer. While standing on the
dam looking down the hill, I heard this really odd sound, like something
driving through the trees and hitting everyone of them, clack, clack,
clack, loud. Of course it was really still quite dark. Rosie and I stood
there staring into the black woods frightened and dumbfounded. Believe
me, this is how the word of the day thing sometimes works, I was indeed,
noise stopped, nothing came out of the woods at us and I figured it was
probably a moose or a buck with a big itchy rack rubbing against the
trees. Hmm, I thought, I got my word of the day out of the way early.
with my busy day I went. I was at the gallery hanging outdoor winter
lights when a fellow came up to me with a big camera on his shoulder.
I chuckled when I went to bed last night, I guess the day had more surprises in store, on tv! I didn’t even fluff my hair.