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Thursday, 8 December 2011


One  of the things I have always liked about myself is that when I'm committed, I can be counted on.  I meet deadlines, I deliver product, I keep appointments, I stick to common objectives.

At present, I am so overcommitted that you couldn't count on me for anything.  I've been making appointments for 7 am or 11 pm; I've not just missed deadlines, I've ignored them entirely, and sadly, I can't even claim to have made choices about those things.  I'm not liking myself.

One of my longtime and dear friends put a quote on Facebook that really made me think:

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward

Right now, I am an aggressive pessimist/optimist/realist becalmed by the winds of discontent, indecision and apathy. 

Thank God that for me and Scarlett O'Hara, tomorrow is another day.  


  1. A mind is a terrible thing to lose.

  2. It's just that time of year, Lorna. Hang in there, girlfriend. You'll be in California before you know it.

  3. Better days ahead my friend... better days ahead!!
    Sending hugs ~