Everything sublime is as difficult as it is rare. Baruch Spinoza

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Tween Thinks & Thanks

Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?  ~Winnie the Pooh


I think I am very grateful for an indoor arena. Without it I would have no place to let horses out to. My farm is covered in ice. I sometimes think I'm getting too old for this!

I'm not getting enough outside stimulation lately. I'm getting plenty of blood-pressure raising stimulation, but my mind is stuck in a rut of difficult work and unpleasant news. I know this will pass eventually.

I have an opportunity to get out this evening and I think I should try hard to take it! It would go a long way to helping with the prior problem.

It's very important to have diverse stimulation for the brain. 






6 comments:

  1. Wow this cold weather is quite a challenge! Be careful out there! We are in a huge heat wave down here and Ice seems like a physical impossiblity. It melts in seconds here and an icey drink last about 2 minutes : )
    Funny how ice sounds so nice and refreshing to me and like such a nightmare to you : ) These extremes certainly make us appreciate the moments of temperate weather!


    ASh

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  2. It's been a Loooong winter! I feel for you, I don't do well in extreme heat and humidity.

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  3. I know all about brain drain. Dearest has insisted I have a laptop available this year to give me something interesting to do while I wait.

    I don't want your ice but I wish down south could have the water element. At this rate a whole state could get burnt to the ground. A little heavenly water would help a lot about now.

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  4. I know the fires have been horrific. They have had a long drought, hasn't they?

    We actually are well below normal snowfall, so although there is all of this ice, we are dry. Strange, isn't it?

    I have a total brain drain going on. I'm absolutely no fun at all!

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  5. 13 years of drought. *sigh*. Actually this does not surprize me. Antarctica is the driest continent on earth despite all that snow lying around. No precipation.

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  6. 13 years! No wonder the fires are so awful. And to think they were started on purpose.

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