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February 23, 2005

Working Through the Stumbles

Although I'm managing to develop a schedule that will accommodate the carpentry and the editing and the blogging and the reading and everything else, I'm still not steady on my feet yet. We've been putting in long hours on the house that I'm helping to build, and last week, I had a number of extracurricular events to attend.

But I am enjoying the work. Something about physical labor, working with wood, making something, all while a glance from a fabulous water view, is spiritually salutary. Add in my elation at simply having sufficient employment to support my family, and even while I fight my eyelids in order to edit, I realize how much I have for which to be thankful.

The only thing that could make my day more fulfilling would be more time (and energy) so that I could maintain a healthy bulk of posts on the blogs and continue to make progress with the professional writing. Eventually, the seventy-hour weeks will dip to sixty, and my body will no longer need the exorbitant recovery time. In the meantime... onward.

Posted by Justin Katz at February 23, 2005 7:21 PM
Diary & Confession

Now you are remembering what it felt like to be bone-tired. But soon, you will remember what it felt like to be strong!

Posted by: Marty at February 23, 2005 7:50 PM

At one time I was able to remember when I could go a whole day without pains or aches. I don't know how long it's been since I could remember that.

Posted by: smmtheory at February 25, 2005 12:57 AM