PADI

Diving in the UK is uncomfortable. Or at least that’s how it felt to me. The weather in the UK, such as it is, does not make for diving under tropical conditions. So it was that we had to do our PADI open water diving certification in a drysuit over the weekend.

tagged

tagged 1. Go into your livejournal archive 2. Find your 23rd post. 3. Find your 5th sentence (or closest to it.) 4. Post the text of your sentence in this post along with these instructions. 5. Tag 5 people on your friend’s list. Something about them there four walls closing in on me makes me want to scream….

FIDO

A return to center is what I needed this morning. I spent some time in my circle. I can feel the energy rising already. Let’s go crazy baby. Fuck angst, there just isn’t any time for it. FIDO!

Return

I’ve just returned from 10 sunny days in France and guess what the UK greets me with – RAIN!!!! (what else is new?!)

the first draft is complet…yeah 5,000 / 5,000(100.0%)

Tomorrow I leave for a little R&R in France. I’d like to sit here and write out a detailed itinerary of what I’m going to do, but the truth of the matter is I rarely plan these things beyond picking the country and the location. I pack the essentials – my outdoor gear, my mountain bike, a load of books, …

progress continues… 2,419 / 5,000(48.0%)

Word count for ascent story: 1,493 / 5,000(29.0%)

the mouse and the frog

The last scene in my dream I remember is looking in a closet. The closet floor was covered with clothes, jackets, boxes, and a lot of other miscellaneous items. A green raincoat caught my eye because I thought it was my Gortex jacket. I pulled this green raincoat from underneath the pile of junk only to discover that it wasn’t …

time

i’ve been toing and froing again…actually i’ve been running full throttle, so have been skimping on the lj and using the time to write in other places. I woke up this morning feeling a sense of time. i have a birthday coming up in a couple of weeks and thought dude, i’m going to be 37 in 16 days where …