You know that nagging list of to do things, the one that gets longer and longer and weighs heavy on your shoulders? Yeah that one. I checked off several. What is it with spring and cleaning and organizing and purging? Either that or my maternal grandmother was inhabiting me today, she was the purger, my paternal grandmother was the saver. They often fight inside of me. Keep it. Toss it. Keep it. Toss it. It can get pretty ugly, nothing you want to see, keep walking.
Oh yeah, and taxes, after 16 years of me reminding/nagging Dave about them, he was the one to remind/nag me on Friday morning. "Um Hon, did you realize taxes are due on Tuesday, I have my Schedule C done." You could have knocked me over with a feather, this was a first. Must be the full moon due on tax day?
Saturday I did run from my house to the Westerly Town Forest and around the forest, getting wet, muddy, lost, and scraped up. Gazelle it may be 'game on' for who gets scraped up more! I studied the map from the route the guys ran Thursday night and made a mental note and looked at the maps as I came across them in the forest, most of the ones in the back were gone. I got a little turned around and actually ran in a circle a couple times till I figured out I had already run on that section before. HA!! Maybe lost isn't quite correct, but for a minute here and there I did think: "I may never get out of the forest.".
When I left I hemmed and hawed about water. Oh it's only 10 miles, no biggie, you'll be fine. Well this is the first I've run when it was over 50F. Um yeah, it was a biggie. So the last 5 miles sucked despite the wind being at my back. Lesson learned. I told Dave to bring extra water as he was just heading out when I got home. He rolled his eyes, yet he completely filled his hydro-pack. When he got home he did mention that he went through the whole thing. Always good to listen to the spouse, eh?
Beth, who should have just stopped at what ever house had a hose she could see from the road, that would have been ok, wouldn't it?