All In A Day’s Work

May 10th…
There is a lot that can happen in a day:
For some it’s Mother’s Day early!
For others it’s a day to remember the fallen,
When Scotland recognized Kind Edward I,
When the infamous Tea Act was passed!
When France gained a new king and queen,
When the Rebels gained fort Ticonderoga,
Wedding of the Rails, World’s First Transcontinental Railroad!
 
So much that can happen, 
Many big things and small…
Somethings may succeed
While others will fall:
First woman nominated for U.S. President,
Books burned in World War II,
A parachutist drops in to try and negotiate the end of WWII.
 
Still others give us nothing but hope!
Showing the world that we can more than cope:
South Africa inaugurates Nelson Mandela,
One World Trade Center stands proud and tall,
Iconic Bruce Banner makes his debut,
National Gallery in London publicly opens,
Mother’s Day observed for the first time in the U.S.
 
So many things can happen,
A life can begin,
A life can end,
Whoever it is
And whatever they do,
Remember that it all begins,
With one day…

Written when I became curious about what Wikipedia would bring up when I typed in ‘May 10.’ It was a surprising read through and I only skimmed a little of what has happened today in the past.

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Couldn’t sleep last night until some unreasonable time in the morning. Still not very awake at the moment and I feel kind of…disconnected. This happens every now and then, sometimes more than others. It can been very tiring, but in the end, it’s just the way the world works for me and I’ve come to accept it. I try to work through it and around it and with it.

On the upside, I received an awesome email from my sister some point last night. It has made this morning all the better despite my lack of restorative sleep.

She had designed a new header for my blog. (grins)

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image: created by my sister Clarissa

She mentioned that this is ‘such a Martha thing to say.’ Which is pretty correct. When I’m tired or dizzy or confused (which is a lot) I can get pretty random.

(Like accidentally punching myself in the eye when I just meant to rub the sleepiness away.)

Monday, May 2, 2011 – Part 2

Lydia went from pregnant with her 2nd and just moved in to a house in West Valley to already having her baby and an apartment in Murray. No mention has been made of Rotha, maybe he’s visiting Cambodia?

For some reason talk of a ‘leading man’ named Balthier makes me laugh.

Must go eat tater tots now.

Oh, and I’m wired, as in, actually have wires on my head. And there are puppy-dogs in the backyard who are impersonating squeak-toys.