I have gotten to slow down a little bit lately. It's good to take a break after pushing toward a goal for a year. I finished my AmeriCorps hours yesterday: 1,720 hours. It will be so good to see the final hours get approved this week. Then I will feel like I am really done.
I have actually had time to read things for fun lately. I read The Bean Trees and The Secret Life of Bees. It was good to finish the whole book so they can move on to another home. I haven't been the most productive, but maybe rest is productive unto itself.
It is so nice to be out in the sunshine lately. The light is long. I have been out on walks with the dog sometimes. She's pulling me along mostly. I am somewhat tired out, so this post may not be the most eloquent. I am moving forward with training at a youth shelter. I have been doing volunteer hours there for awhile.
So many popsicles... I love popsicles. I painted my toenails a turquoise ocean blue. It's a wo…