This week has been like a time vacuum. Walking to work this morning I realized I have no idea what I would write – what have I observed about the world this week…very little, I have not spent time observing or reflecting this week. Good to know that I felt like something was missing. It happens sometimes, weeks go by. What I don’t like is thinking that days or weeks go by and all of a sudden you wake up and say "Oh God, days and weeks have gone by and I have not noticed."
So time to start noticing. This writing exercise has become part of my personal fabric, and I started to feel it fray this week. They say you need to do something for 14 days for it to become a habit – well, I have been doing this for longer than that, but it’s nice for me to know it’s become a habit…a needed ritual. The noticing/reflecting/observance of life. Of all things, this habit should not be forgotten, dismissed or allowed to flounder.
Oh yeah, I decided what I am giving up for Lent this year (starts February 21st). I am giving up drinking. I did this a few years ago and it was really interesting – amazing how easily having a drink becomes part of the daily fabric. I may take something on as well. Need to think about that.