Thursday, September 19th 2013I did this morning was to get up at 5:30, take my morning pills, set up the shower curtain, and row for 10 minutes. The first three items were pretty easy, but the rowing almost killed me--my legs hurt, my knees hurt, my back feels tired. But the upside is that I DID IT!!! Just as planned which is a first for me, at least as far as the past couple of years have gone. However, long journeys start with the first step (or some such trivial and cliched nonsense:thumbu2.
Wednesday, September 18th 2013I was sick today -- maybe that was the reason yesterday was so awful. But I'm starting to feel pretty good, so maybe there's hope.
Tuesday, September 17th 2013I was talking to one of my professors today about the philosophical concept of "property." (Ah, to what depths I've sunk!) As I was trying to capture this goofy first section of lectures, I said it seemed to me that property was a social construct developed to further a market economy, provide security, and "keep society as a whole from sinking into chaos." He replied that it sounded like the Hobbes philosophy and I said I remembered Hobbes. He said I didn't--of course, he wa...
Monday, September 16th 2013To everyone who has posted all those wonderful support messages on my blog, THANK YOU. I haven't had the time to respond, but I have read each and every message. I really appreciate your kind thoughts. I will get it together eventually and start answering.
Monday, September 9th 2013My back is a little sore, though much better with the new mattress So I'll drink a "spot of (herbal) tea" and compose my thoughts. While waiting for the tylenol to work