Monday, February 22, 2010
Leo the Biker
Another busy day, what can I say. Made pancakes and sausage for Henry and I this morning and then took Henry to school. Stopped by the cemetery on the way home and talked to them about a monument. Stopped by Nokomis store on the way home and got home in time to go out for lunch with Jerry W. Returned home in time to get things ready for a meeting at 3:15 and now am waiting for Liam to arrive for his sleep over. I am getting a tad concerned about the sleep overs as I know I do not make things as interesting as Grandma nor do I make pancakes as good! The pancake recipe this morning called for 1 t of salt and I did say to myself that was a lot of salt but went ahead and followed the recipe. They were OK but it was too much salt. Will make a different kind tomorrow and see how they turn out.
At the Highland Grill I met a co-worker who is older than I and I had not seen for some time. Was nice to chat for a bit with her. At one time I did painting for her. She and a sister in law were both celebrating their 75 birthday.
Not much new today. Life continues to fly by at a break neck pace. Jerry and I had a great conversation today about how life changes when one comes face to face with mortality and a person is closer to the end of times than the beginning of times. I was saying that I plan to live a long time and I hope to live a long time but if I were to find out that I was sick and had a fairly short time to live I would have a very different attitude now than I would have had a year ago. Different things are important and things have a different place than people in my life now. I remember Gail and I having conversations after her first bout with cancer and we decided that if we had a short time to live we would not change our lives at all. That is for sure the way Gail lived her last months but we did hope for a healing. Still we would not have changed anything. I am not satisfied with who I am, I want to be a better person but I am content with where I am, where I am going and what I am doing. That said I expect and hope to live many many more years but when the time comes for me to meet Gail once again I will be excited.