Friday, April 30, 2010

Relaxation 101: Final Grade---F

That's right peoples, you read correctly.

I failed Relaxation 101. It wasn't easy to do, but I managed to do it. I feel like the quarterback who all he had to do was a kneel down, and yet somehow managed to fumble the ball and lose the game.

I may not be a type A personality, but I simply cannot relax. I hate taking vacation days from work and I hate having holidays off from work. I hate sitting at my desk with my work completed and earning a paycheck by sitting on my duff twiddling my thumbs. Shoot, I hate doing most things where I don't have to do anything. Do you think I do all that walking for relaxation? Hell no, I have a particular purpose when I do those walks. I do not walk just for the sake of walking.

Having said that, I do concede the point that sometimes, you just have to sit on your duff and twiddle your thumbs and toes, and do absolutely nothing.

Which is what I did for the past month and a half on this blog. I did the equivalent of twiddling my thumbs and toes, which was due to the fact that I was suffering through a severe case of blogger burnout, by posting two times a week (not including FSG in the equation, because that is a permanent thingy for this blog).

Didn't particularly like doing it, but it was a necessary evil at the time.


Here we are at the tail end of April, and as promised some two months ago, I would let everyone know when I was back in my version of normal sinus rhythm.

Well, Cedar's Mountain wants to announce that he has failed miserably at trying to return to the days of old, which was posting every other day. Instead, with great reluctance and lack of intestinal fortitude, he will continue posting on the current M-W-F schedule for the foreseeable future. But he will try to make his Monday and Friday posts drip with exceptional juiciness with every single deliciously super moist bite.

G leans over as Cedar's Mountain whispers something in his ear. G nods in agreement, brushes the leaves, branches and dirt from his body, and gives C.M. a pat on his back.

Cedar wants to announce that he has a very special surprise for everyone on Sunday. It may not knock your socks off, but nevertheless, it will be worth your while.


Be afraid.

Be very very afraid.



  1. *note to self -- be barefoot on Sunday* :)

  2. Uh oh! Beware the First Sunday of May!

  3. Ooooooo... I'm intrigued! Even if my socks remain cocooned around my feet, I shall be interested to see what this surprise is... :)

    And hey, you're doing WAY better than I am right now with the blog posting -- I'm TRYING to get to two posts a week, but it doesn't always happen. :)

  4. Well then - looking forward to a surprise on Sunday. I think. :)

  5. Well, I usually don't wear socks, so don't worry ;) Curious now.

    I have been trying to de-program myself and learn to relax. Difficult, however, I love having vacations and days do stuff :)

  6. It's your blog mate, I think you should write when and if you want to. Don't feel a pressure to fit into certain time schedules, we'll be here reading whatever you decide to do. :)

  7. Talon: Gotta be barefootin'....:D

    However, barefootin' in the summer time is a great thing to do.

    Charles: Be berry berry afraid....BWAHAHAHAHAH!!!

    Lisa: :D

    Lynn: I think you'll like it..if anything, it will a great way to find out a little bit more about my neck of the woods.

    R.K.: My son don't wear socks either...must be a new fashion trend.

    I had to teach someone how to relax once, because she was very much on the move 24/7/365....

    Joe: One of the few things (if not the only thing) I cherish above all else, is my word. I like to think if I say I'm going to do something, I will do it.

    But almost two years later, I developed a consistent routine that I do cherish and love to do, and it genuinely pains me when I have to deviate from it.

  8. I'm a walker too, and find that it's not really just about the walking, but so much more is always going on.

    Looking forward to the big Sunday shindig here ...

  9. Joanne: so very true. Walking isn't simply about walking. For me, walking allows me the freedom to think and let my mind ponder the endless possiblities of what makes my world tick.

    Now I'm scared that what I got won't live to the buildup. :D

  10. Lots of anticipation here! You keep the blog world exciting G :)

  11. Kelly: Thanks. I try to keep things fresh and unexpected.


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