Another Day, A Poem (or maybe just random thoughts about today)

I could have another thousand days like today, and I would never get tired of them.

I awake earlier than anyone I know.  I didn't choose to, it's just how I am.

I awake next to my favorite person, but she won't be awake for some time.

I have a new idea.  I write the code more easily than I have most conversations.  I've been doing this for a long time.

A tightly choreographed launch to everyone's day that hinges on seven of my phone's alarm settings.  Designed for maximum sleep, and everyone being on time.  (I love having a plan, and I love efficiency!)

Rides to and from work with my favorite person.  I could listen to her talk all day.

A day spent with people I enjoy and respect at work.  We spend a lot of time together. It's a shame we don't have more time to spend together.

A day without drama.  Mission accomplished.

My favorite person. I see in her eyes the decades I've lived with her.

Interaction with all our children on some level.

A Like, a tweet, a text, a brief phone call, a comment, a joke on the ride home from school.

Conversations like waves on a tide. Sometimes deeper. Sometimes more powerful. Sometimes shallow and salty!  Always great.

I see in her eyes the future we’re planning together.

My favorite entertainers make jokes which elicit genuine belly laughs from me.  (Is TV really such an awful thing?)

Social media with far-away friends.  Friends from long ago.  Friends I've just made, and friends who have flown a thousand miles to have lunch with me.  I treasure friendship more than most will ever understand.  One of the reasons I love social media.

Living with the irony of being told I make stupid decisions, and being told I'm incredibly lucky.  I wonder if being 'incredibly lucky' has anything to do with my 'stupid decisions'?  Nah, it couldn't be.

A dog who just wants to be my dog.  A cat who just wants ME to be her human.  A black shirt covered in pet hair.

Living with the results of the decisions I've made for myself, though they might mean more work and more stress, instead of living in the comfort of following the crowd.

Living a life as an introvert who constantly struggles with saying too much, not too little.  Debating with myself if I'm some kind of freak.

Going to bed earlier than I think I can afford to, but going to bed anyway.

I could have another thousand days like today, and I would never get tired of them!

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