So, I had a pretty good walk one day a year or so ago (June 19th, to be precise).
& wrote a few notes about how I’m staying on my feet.
The note said “So many things more than people really want to know about, eh?? … so nobody is really listening” …. which can be a little hard on us truth-tellers, you know??
(30 years of activism + assorted other life experiences + one’s background history & all that = knowing a little too much)
But never mind; these things help me stay on my feet:
- Birdsong (especially cardinals!! How I love these birds!!)
- Giving thanks
- Remembering some things that made my day (an ever-expandable category, hmmm? Doesn’t always take much…)
- In-the-moment living
- Laughing at myself
p.s. there are other things of course. T’wasn’t meant to be an exhaustive list. Remember: I was on the fly...
p.p.s. one of the things that made my day on another walk was seeing a raccoon asleep on a tree branch overhanging the boardwalk. Just snoozin’ away, s/he was… Cool sight.
p.p.p.s. I added in my journal notes on how I’m staying on my feet – “Well, when I’m on them.” Some daze are harder than others, hmmmm?
laughter is good...