“Pack a Backpack”, a community effort in preparing students for school, ads on TV for back to school clothing shopping, family and friends posting their children’s first-days on Facebook, like it or not the excitement is in the air preparing for a new school year. Just as obvious are the schools with parking lots filled with vehicles as re-energized faculty and staff are in full swing doing their best in preparing for another year. Anticipation of possibilities were always such a big part of August for me.
Well, here it is August, newly retired, and nowhere near where I have always been. Life feels very different because of that. Good, as in exciting as I can fill my day the way I choose and bad, as in scary as what will I do with myself?
So, one way I am combatting those scary and unwanted feelings is by getting a good dose of fresh air every day. I do mean every day. Today’s pick of fun in the sun was a bike ride with hubby on a bike path neither one of us had ever been on before.