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  • Yeah, there is plenty to do, and so far besides the story I placed on Cowbird earlier today, I have accomplished.....nothing. I could be doing some spot carpet cleaning in the living room, I could be putting oil on the window sills and baseboards (I did the doors and frames and some paneling yesterday), I could be mowing the lawn (which I have decided to put off until around four o'clock to make sure the grass is thoroughly dry)....I could be watching ST:TNG on SYFY, etc., etc., ad nauseum. It isn't depression. It isn't laziness. It's like my brain has all these ideas but my body isn't willing to act on them.

    Later on I'll mow the yard. I even have an idea of what I want to fix for dinner. Rice with chicken and mushrooms. Nothing fancy, really. Just a simple, tasty, low on the food chain meal with things you can recognize without a label. Maybe I'll chop up a zucchini to go in it. Maybe I won't. Who knows?

    Somewhere in my German-Irish-Scot genes there's a voice telling me I should be doing something. But the guilt switch isn't kicking on. Perhaps my mood will change later.

    But right now? Sigh. It's one of THOSE days.

    ~Fred~
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