April 18, 2011

Resolved...

...to check the appointment book every day.




The drama of the shapes caught my eye. I found myself often shooting the tower of the mill as a background to a shot. April 2011.


Yesterday and Today
Himself: They’ve changed the rules again, and Friday night he worked til ten. He and I both hope this changes sooner rather than later….again.

Herself: You would never know that this is Spring Break week….only Wednesday is semi-normal with work at the store. The rest of our week is full with friends, a convention, gatherings, meetings, and even an ice cream social.

I confess. We forgot.

We had carefully written the days doings in the appointment book, then we just lived. We laundered, he played with pictures, I played with pictures, and the morning flew by. After lunch and haircuts, we were driving by the Discovery Shop. They were closed.

“Oh, look, the store is closed,” I said to G.

“Weren’t we supposed to be there for something,” he replied.

We hung a Uie and arrived at the tag end of the volunteer appreciation luncheon with as much dignity as we could muster. I had cake. Really good cake. And at the very end, we helped put chairs away which was a very good thing.

We have resolved to check the appointment book every day.

10 comments:

  1. Glad it wasn't a luncheon just for you two! At least you got cake and helped clean up. Wonderful that your lives are so full that you need an appointment book.

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  2. Oh dear! That kind of thing has happened to me too -- just going my merry way and then I remember!!...OOOPPS! At least you got cake :).

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  3. Oh dear. We have all done it. But it always feels terrible.

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  4. Ooops! I keep an appointment book open on my desk. We're retired and not all that busy, but at our age I'm constantly forgetting about doctor appointments, etc.

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  5. In the past, my problem has been keeping more than one appointment book. If I were clever, I would learn how to use my cell phone to note appontments. Then an alarm could remind me of where I am supposed to be.

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  6. At least you got there. I've shown up both a day early and a day late at the doctors when I didn't check mine. Ha,ha, she's a genrontologist so I suppose she might be used to it.

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  7. Oh my, I worked seven long years for a professor who never checked her calendar. I tried everything to get her to check it but to no avail, and she doesn't to this day. Nearly drove me crazy!!

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  8. In this house checking calenders etc is vital. And we still slip up.

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  9. Well at least you had nice fresh haircuts. :) I've been reading your blog for months and don't think I've commented before. I like your artwork, all of it, the painting, writing, quilting, life as art. Thanks for writing.

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