1. Bike to work. Of course. What, no time? Make time.
Say hi to the otter. Remember: last week -- ice on the lake, this week -- swimming otter in the lake.
2. Take your Property class for a Bascom ice cream cone at the Union. You say they need every classroom minute you can give them? Maybe. But they also need to feel sunshine on bare arms in March. Tell them to walk fast so that you can continue to pound knowledge on matters of property after the ice cream break.
3. Graciously accept a dinner out invitation from Ed. And take note his concern for your huge work load, even if that concern is voiced from a reclining position, where I leave him in the morning. With Isis. Both decadently sprawled out.
But, when the time comes in the evening to go out and both of you get distracted by planting tomato seeds in starter trays, let it go. Dinners out can happen another time. Sitting at the picnic table and pushing seeds into composted soil on a warm “winter” day is rare.
4. Pay homage to the crocuses. They deliver gold every day now.
5. Breathe deeply when outside. That’s a general thing you should do on any day. I’m told it’s good for the lungs. Or something.
Such a glorious