I should have guessed Monday’s return from vacation (even if it was only a Staycation) would be murder. Processing a week’s worth of work, solving deferred problems, sifting thru stale emails, and getting my work hat properly situation is always a tricky business. I survived, the universe remained intact while I was Out-Of-Office, and I expect to put the wheels back on everything and resume our scheduled smooth operating order before the weekend. My absence from the frantic pace, and manufactured drama, created a healthy dose of perspective. I enjoy the aura of calm and Zen, so predominate it causes coworkers to stop mid-sentence to comment how rested you look. My goal is to preserve those feelings as long as possible.
No matter the challenges and the obstacles blocking my way, I maintain the item at the top of my list as a non-negotiable. Yesterday I wrote 397 words.
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