I am home north today (an unusual Friday off gained from last week's travel). I am waiting to find out if I will be home Monday due to the Shutdown. I am thinking I am not funded through this budget, but my Blackberry is dead (I swear the batteries in these things do not last but a day), so I will have to wait to see what my email holds. It is an interesting fact that during a shutdown, it is a criminal act to work (enacted sometime in the late 1800's) and this includes work email and phone usage (you can be jailed or fined!)
OK, seems I am one of the 'excepted' workers. I continue to work. In fact it is just me for two states. Yikes.
I have had zero motivation today. It is cold, grey, rainy, late winter here (just four hours north of SPRING!) The trees are still bare here, no gorgeous early flowers, no sunny daffodils or tulips. It amazes me each weekend to literally pass the proverbial Mason-Dixon line. To this particular avail, both my husband and I agree we will not miss the long winters of Northern Indiana.
I have a really neat thrifted treasure to share for a Thrift Share special edition, but need to clean it up first. The cute, flirty young guy who checked me out says, "You really like this...?" I could only smile because as soon as I saw it, I recognized it as something I had seen (and admired and even discussed) at one of my favorite Louisville pubs (the bar also has a cute Irmi lamp I love!).
Tomorrow is suppose to be rainy, but warm here and maybe this will help spark my energy. I have been under the weather of late (hence, the dr visit this week) and hope they can find the source of my illness. It started back in October (and, of course, I was traveling; I almost went to the emergency room I was so sick, but I am someone who avoids medical intervention at all costs if I can and being a new employee I acted as if nothing was wrong around my new colleagues). Anyway, since October I have felt on and off again ill and fatigued. The suspicion is I am either anemic or vitamin D deficient or just 'run down' from the back and forth I am doing right now; I am waiting on blood test results. Whatever it is, I hope I can shake it. A year ago, I felt wonderful. I was jogging and exercising regularly, full of ideas and energy. Now, I am stuck in a circle of 'too tired to work out, need to work out to not be so tired'.
OK, I really am not trying to turn LK into a pity party blog. Just the season, perhaps...