especially this novel-writing business.
also, pacing. cleaning the house.
it reminds me of grad school... having papers due... my house was always spotless around finals.
i am spending a lot of time cultivating my stillness and enjoying my time while i am in it. e said, "when did you become such a jock?"
i think the answer is: when i found it helped me live inside myself fully, presently, and joyously.
it is very difficult to be unhappy when you are active. i'm not saying it is impossible. once i remained severely cranky even though. but. hell. let's face it dear ones... 2008 has been one long life lesson. [not that every year of life isn't, but, this one has been... especially rough... and has required a lot of presence of mind and a lot of trial-and-error.]
anyway, i just wanted to say Happy New Year. and talk about sitting and staring as writing.