I have been spending my time trying to do whatever I want to do. 😊 As a habit driven person, that can sometimes be hard do. I have been having some really great mornings, it’s been nice easing into the day. After some quiet time, I head out for my time in the gym lifting weights. I usually follow that up with a trail walk or trail bike ride.
The rest of the day is wide open, and I love it. I am an outside person, but I live in a state that is hot and humid right now, so afternoon outside time isn’t very pleasurable right now. But it will be! Fortunately for us it never really gets too cold here so better days are ahead. I have spent time floating in the pool reading, which has been nice. I love to read, but in the past, I always found myself reading something that I needed for class. I taught science so there was always something I could read.
I taught at the same school for the first 23 years of my career. Seven years ago, I chose to leave that school for one three hours away from home. My wife stayed at home and I lived in an apartment during the school year. I came home most weekends, but it wasn't the same as living permanently at home. So, I’m now enjoying spending time with my wife, my dogs, my cats, and friends. I paddle board when I can and love anything that involves water.
I feel like I have control over my life and know that this chapter of my life will be great. Life is definitely better when we have control!