The days blend together. I checked my photos and could not recall which things happened on which day. I formatted the card after yesterday's post, so I know these are all from the last 24 hours:
In the evening I learned that at least one of my kids finds it painfully boring to play scrabble. Can you guess which one?
Last night Wilbur (sr) introduced Mac to the great classic "Lonesome Dove," a little cowboy break from all the sci-fi fantasy he usually reads.
In a surprising moment of agreement both of my parents insisted I should not be using the couch with a sheet on it for the dog as my ZOOM background. I put up our old podcast backdrop. Some days I join Joe's 5:30 am ZOOM call, every day I co-host our 2:00 Spartan Up podcast call. Zoom is everywhere. The boys are learning what it's like to work from home - juggling homework and zoom meetings for school.
Today I gave a quick synopsis of lessons from extreme Kristen Ullmer's interview:
Fear hurts most when you fight it. Fear is there to help you, like Robin helps batman. It's what makes you wash your hands and stay 6 feet away from people. When you fight your fear it's like punching Robin, then he's not there to help you. When you feel fear or anxiety notice where you feel it in your body, pay attention, accept it. The sooner you accept it the sooner it will pass through your body.
And - just like before isolation, we run every day. I caught Wilbur returning from his run:
On March 27th I was envious of the "pause" to reassess and learn I kept hearing about. I was fortunate enough to still be working, so I committed to a more active blog. This is my chance to think out loud about podcasting, messaging, story, nature, family and life.
~ Marion Abrams