the log book
Fall into Paying Attention
I know.. If you hear another person tell you how great Fall feels, while you reluctantly tug on your first pair of socks since May, you might scream. For those of us who luxuriate in the heat and humidity of August, summer’s guilty secret is that Fall will always follow and with it comes cooler air heavy with change.
The phrase that I have heard the most often over the last few weeks is, “as soon as the summer is over…” The words that came after this phrase all involved actions and resolutions. September seems to be about buckling down, being more productive, getting back to routines and health conscious choices. Are we all programmed this way from our school days? Or do the dog days of summer just pull us so far out of our normal mode that we have to make a drastic adjustment to get back to a healthy routine.
Please forgive the overuse of nautical terms and seaward puns in this, our maiden posting. We promise to stop after this post! However, it is hard to ignore the similarities in launching a boat and launching a blog. Both require a gentle easing in to the water or the unknown, a setting of course and intention and some initiative to set forth on a journey.