DailyAfirmation (dailyafirmation) wrote,
DailyAfirmation
dailyafirmation

  • Mood:

A listy day, looks busy when you write it that way, feeling powerless AGAIN, and a productive day...

~Sunday~  Since I didn't get to bed until 4:00 in the morning, I had hoped to get eight hours sleep in. However, I woke up at a little after 10:00 and after two attempts to fall back asleep didn't work, I accepted the inevitable and got up.

One of my LJ friends, e_musings, often posts what she refers to as "listy" entries, and that's what I'm going to try to do for today's entry:

  • With my coffee, for breakfast I had one of the leftover Entenmann's cinnamon buns from yesterday's board meeting.

  • I listened to country gospel, while doing the list item before this one and following this one. :-)

  • I went through today's PostSecrets, which included this one that I don't understand at all:

    The cat still watches us. Only now he is your fiancé. (On the back of the card it says, 'Four years later.')

    Note: On the back of the card, it says, "Four years later," which doesn't help me at all. What do you think it means?

  • I read the local news on wral.com.

  • On Facebook, I read through my friends' status updates and I made moves in five Scrabble games that I'm in the midst of.

  • I instant message-chatted with Robert.

  • My laptop came to a screeching halt, and I spent probably an hour troubleshooting it, which included updating my antivirus program and starting a virus scan on it.

  • I skimmed through the latest edition of NC State magazine.

  • I emptied the dishwasher.

  • I checked blogs that I follow for updates, including Sarah's two study abroad blogs: LONDON: ENG 331 (class blog) and Our London Summer (personal blog), Vanessa's, Nick's and Glenn's personal blogs, and I commented on a couple of Sarah's personal blog entries.

  • I reloaded my pill container with the week's supply.

  • I looked through three coupon magazines and only cut out one coupon.

  • I Googled what makes EVOO extra virgin.

  • I read a chapter of Outliers, and once again hate that I put that book down for so long between readings. It's always compelling to me.

  • Because my antivirus program was still running and considerably slowing down my machine, I decided to go the gym figuring I'd be more productive on my laptop when I got back and the scan was finished. I did 300 (15 sets of 20) ab crunches, and 30 minutes of cardio on the elliptical machine.

  • I stopped at the next door grocery store where I picked up, among other things: bread, balsamic vinegar, crab meat, lettuce, pineapple, and cantaloupe.

  • When I got home my power was out, and I was fit to be tied. This is about the third time in two months that my power has gone out over a little bit of wind and rain.

  • Because it was 4:00, the message on the Progress Energy outage line estimated my power restoration at 5:45, and I had stuff I wanted to get done online that I couldn't afford to wait another hour-and-half (without any guarantee that it would actually be fixed by 5:45), I went to my office.

  • I finished the minutes for the Manbites Dog Theater Board of Directors meeting that I started yesterday.

  • By then it was after 5:45, and when I checked the outage line before heading home, it gave a new projected restoration time of 9:30, which made me livid.

  • As I was closing up my office to run and grab a bite to eat, my phone rang and it was actually a real live person at Progress Energy telling me that my power was already restored. Don't ask me why that stupid message just gave me a 9:30 estimate if it was already back on, but I was grateful that they could tell that since I called in again, I thought it was still out, and so called me.

  • I went home to eat instead, where I had a huge and delicious salad for dinner consisting of lettuce, onion, grape tomatoes, Swiss cheese, pineapple, raisins, and cucumbers all topped with Olde Cape Cod Toasted Sesame Soy & Ginger dressing. Yummy!

  • I caught up two days worth of my blog.

  • I made more Scrabble moves on Facebook, and instant message-chatted with Robert again.

  • I calendared my NCGLFF movies.

  • I sent Robert's review of the play The Homosexuals that he saw when in Chicago recently, as well as a copy of the board of directors meeting minutes to Jeff and Ed, asking for a review of them before making them generally available.

  • Just before bed, I cut up that cantaloupe I bought earlier so it would be chilled in the morning, and I loaded the coffee pot for my standard four cups that fill my Thermos®.

For the record, e_musings lists are never this detailed, and as a result, never this long. I think I've somehow defeated the purpose of making the entry a list, but there you have it. That's what makes me me, and she she. Shosheshez.
Tags: books, cardio, exercise, gym, manbites, ncglff
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments