Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical
hermionesviolin

[Lent 16] joy sadhana

Forecasts were predicting an ~inch of snow last night, but that didn't happen. I'm told there were flurries of snow this morning, but I didn't actually witness any.

Clocks spring AHEAD tonight :(

15 years ago today, Buffy the Vampire Slayer debuted. I didn't encounter anything like fandom until the summer after "Restless" aired, but BtVS was the first show I really intentionally watched. It had not occurred me that 15 years was the age Buffy was when she was Chosen. Which then makes me think of the fact that I was younger than 15 when I started watching the show, so I've lived with it as part of me longer than I haven't.

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"Joy Sadhana is a daily practice in the observation of joy."
-mylittleredgirl [more info]

"Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up." --Anne Lamott

Good things about today:
  • I started getting tired around 9-ish last night and went to bed by 10. I woke up around 5 this morning -- haha -- and went back to sleep and woke up around 7 and got up around 8. Especially having been so underslept last week, it was really nice to feel well-rested and also have so much of the day ahead of me.
  • My health care plan offers a rebate for gym memberships, but the paperwork for that comes out in March and gym membership renewal happens in August/September, so by the time we get to March I can never find my receipt for my gym membership that year; but this morning I realized that this year I really did manage to place -- and keep -- my receipt in an obvious place.
  • haircut
  • (<8hr) bff phonecall
Things I did well today:
  • found my gym membership receipt
  • did laundry
  • tithed my bonus to Kiva
  • got my hair cut
  • bought milk
  • messaged back okc guy
  • emptied our ~full recycling bin into the outdoor recycling barrel
  • did dishes
Things I am looking forward to (doing [better]) tomorrow:
["anything that you're looking forward to, that means you're facing tomorrow with joy, not trepidation," as Ari says]
  • church
Tags: joy sadhana, tv: btvs, weather: snow: 2011-2012
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