January 25, 2008

Beat and Fried

I'm fried. I'm beat. I'm dead dog tired.

I may be like this every year, but I don't remember. I'm going to take a hot shower and crawl into bed. The thought of tomorrow and how long it will be is a bit daunting to me.

I'm in full sensory overload. I need a deprivation tank.

I am thankful for the women who work with me in the back.

I am thankful my kids are having a wonderful time.

I am thankful for the Deputy who escorted me today when I didn't want or thought I needed an escort. His insistence and presence were much appreciated when I went into the bank only to find out its neighboring branch had just been robbed. When I got back into the Patrol car, I made sure he knew I did appreciate his watchfulness. It opened my eyes...

And, hey, I'd never been in a Patrol car, front OR back, so it was pretty cool. I'm all about the life experience and I can check that one off as something I've done. Heh.

I'm thankful that we have had good weather and it appears to be successful.

I'll be more thankful when the ringing in my ears stops and I don't feel so tense. Easing up on the chocolate might be a good thing...

Two more days...

Posted by Boudicca at January 25, 2008 11:27 PM | TrackBack

Riding in the front seat of the police vehicle is better than the back I'd imagine...

uhmmm...I think I missed part of the story. Why were you being escorted?

Posted by: Nancy at January 25, 2008 11:39 PM

Did you have a brush with a bank robber?

Posted by: Peggy U at January 26, 2008 04:16 AM

It must be carnival time again. Good luck.

Posted by: sticks at January 26, 2008 08:07 AM

It is carnival time again. I'm the school treasurer, which means I'm very involved with the money aspect. We get police escorts during this time and any time I go to the bank, there is a deputy with me, which I completely get, except this time I really felt like I'd be fine.

No bank robbers! Thank God! Can you imagine?

I'm off to shower and make my way back. I need more sleep...

Posted by: Bou at January 26, 2008 08:21 AM

When times are trying, I always find what to be thankful for...not just as a beating it into my brain and myself reminder of what I should be thankful for, but when you thank other peeps and show your gratitude, I think it just adds a little more necessary love/good cheer into the universe, so that maybe the ratio scales of goodness to negativity could be tipped ever so slightly. It's not a cure all, but it sure beats the alternative, which is being a kvetch and wallowing in misery.

Posted by: Erica at January 26, 2008 12:52 PM

Heh... scratch the cruiser ride of the bucket list... Were you cuffed? No. Add another one to the bucket list...

Posted by: RedNeck at January 27, 2008 11:32 AM

Easing up on chocolate? NEVER a good idea!

Posted by: Mrs. Who at January 27, 2008 07:48 PM