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Must I Really Eat Dirt?


I have to say it was difficult, after my very lovely long weekend off, complete with radiant sunshine, family time, and loads of intentional self care – to come back down and join the ‘real world’ today.  I struggled being at work where there are so many unknowns right now. Actually being there just kind of  dragged me down, today.  I was being harshly reminded that oh yeah…so this is reality!

I came home feeling  very low energy.  So, I had a nap.  Sometimes, you just have to take a nap!    And I do feel somewhat better.  I’m thinking that  having four days of absolute bliss can cause one feel the drudgery of real life.   I guess you could say those four days were like a mini vacation, and today I had a hard time re-starting.  It happens to the best of us…

So, I won’t ‘eat dirt’ (that is, have to nullify all the good I experienced while I was off).  Instead, I’ll remember with fondness the loveliness of those days, and do my best to try to re-create them as often as I can.  And now that Spring is here, and the days are longer and getting warmer, taking myself outside and into nature is a lot easier and more fun.  And with the ocean fifteen minutes one way, and the forests fifteen minutes the other way – I have no excuses!