November 3, 2013

North to a Baptism

The Great Geezer and Zoe.  2013.

We are heading north a second day.  Yesterday I sat on the car’s soft seat feeling selfish and outside-of while they went over the baptism ritual with the Reverend Meg.  Today I am going to a breakfast and services. 

I’m really afraid that my hip won’t like their hard chairs and pews, but I will take my fancy cushion along to help.  I will last as long as I can.


Life is Really in the Footnotes:
  He was wonderful yesterday.  Worked at the museum then out to dinner.  Checked alarms and reset clocks.
  • Herself:  Read, finished the drawing, bought pads to elevate the image but forgot my wallet, read, ate, bed.  Reset watches.
  • Reading:  Stevenson’s “Fletcher's End.”
  • Balance:  Meditation.
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    10 comments:

    1. Woke this AM thinking about you. Happy to hear you got a clean bill of health on breast cancer. I didn't realize you had a concern. Must have missed that post, or you kept it quiet. Wondered why you were having so many mammograms. Have fun at the baptism.

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    2. You will be swept away by the love of it all.

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    3. I hope the cushion helps, because most pews in churches are hard.

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    4. That is what we all do...try to last as long as we can.

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    5. Why are pews so hard especially since many of the sitters are older? Sort of a nod to our Puritan beginnings? Glad your mammo turned out okay, getting that call for a second to come back opens a dark place that's hard to quiet until the good news comes. Peace to you, and good sitting today.

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    6. Sorry I meant that call for a second look...

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    7. I hope the sit-down services are mercifully short and your hip is particularly long-suffering so that you are not distracted.
      Such a happy photo!

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    8. Such a special relationship:)

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    9. Ahhh... a fancy cushion sounds wonderful.

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