Day 61-62: A Double Zero
Sometimes, You Just Need Rest
After everything thrown at us last week, we needed a day or two off.
Northstar had improved, but relapsed again after she picked me up on Day 60. I decided that I’m not moving again until she’s better. She’d moved out of the Relax Inn and found us a nice quiet place in Lexington, Virginia where we hunkered down to lick our wounds and heal.
I’ve been taking my morning tea under a huge magnolia tree in the middle of the motel’s big grassy lawn, soaking up the shade and sending Gus out into the sun on stick-fetching missions. The pure joy he radiates as he’s returning with his new favorite stick is restorative.
I haven’t got much to say today.
Thanks for the kind words, prayers, and encouragement some of you sent about my brother’s passing.
- Start: Reservoir Road (Mile 802.3)
- End: Reservoir Road (Mile 802.3)
- Weather: Hazy, pleasant
- Earworm: None
- Meditation: Ph. 4:6-7
- Plant of the Day: Magnolias
- Best Thing: A big grassy lawn
- Worst Thing: Grieving
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