No pictures* today. And not because I didn’t go out. I did. But it was stupid. Did any of you see my tweets to Hanna a few days ago about what is open and what is usually closed for Columbus Day? (Also, why the fuck do we still even HAVE that offensive and wrong non-holiday on calendars anyway?!)
*With our usual exception of the card.
Every day but today I knew that the post office would be closed. This afternoon when I rode my bike there, I forgot. Anger and a resigned state of supreme disappointment set in. How sad is it to show up someplace and then realize your mistake? Inside (and sometimes outloud) you’re screaming SHIT! I KNEW THIS!!! (The answer is, it’s very sad, very very sad.)
I pedaled home. Fine. I got some exercise. But my errand will now have to be repeated tomorrow. Hell.
From the category of
“Earth Dwellers: Mouse, Porcupine, Badger, Scorpion, and Fox
These messengers make their homes within the safe, secure, and embracing element of the earth itself, and counsel that you too should remain grounded. If material anxieties and worries are dominating your mind, they advise that you pay attention to what is truly important in life – your family, your true friends, your partner, and nature.
Earth-dwellers counsel that you reconnect with the wild world, even if this is as ephemeral as walking in a city park. The grass may be manicured, the earth trodden hard, but beneath the surface worms and insects work tirelessly to renew the soil and its touch beneath bare feet can stabilize you, even when much seems lost.”
This is interesting to me because I just read an article about another* near-by location that hikers and nature-lovers around here speak highly of. I’ve never been up there, other than to the parking lot which leads to the close-in all-purpose shelter area. I was sort of thinking, ”hmm, maybe Dan and I should do this before the rain gets here.” I guess we will.
*I say “another” because ya know, I’ve hiked now. Once.
In a new relationship passion offers the challenge of ecstasy and pain.
Imbued with the powers of such wonder as protecting the mighty Egyptian goddess, Isis, from puissant enemies, Scorpion inspires both reverence and respect. Her sting brings forth both death and a potent aphrodisiac for her mate, passion; a reminder that sex affects our psyches in different and powerful ways.
At our most vulnerable we can be painfully hurt; at our most passionate, transported into ecstasy. Relationships entered into now will profoundly affect your being. Scorpion counsels that you accept the challenge.”
No clue what to say about this one. Everybody for themselves, you’re on your own. Have at it, JulieLanders.
Animal Messages – Seek Inspiration From Your Animal Guides by Susie Green
FLP Report: Delaware.
LateNight MixxMaxx News:
the crate re-training has been going very well. But only when we can keep him IN the damn thing. He’s a Houdini Dog. I can’t explain it. Don’t ask. (Eventually he’ll go live with his actual owner-person, and just come here for the occasional visit. I hope.)
Also, my toaster is actively dying. Yes, the NEW one. (Whenever it was that we bought that last one. A year ago? Two?! Again, not something I care that much about right now, I’m merely filling you in with the news of my day. Which was overwhelmingly heavy and depressing, in a First World Problem sort of way.)