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Sol 117 : Hot cup of tea

Sometimes all you need is a hot cup of tea. Other times the solution to life’s problems is a bit more complicated. Its too damn bad all I got is the tea. Its really good tea though…

I want things in life, same as anyone else. I have career goals and standards of living I aspire to. I have places I want to explore and experiences I want to enjoy. All of my dreams I brush with different strokes, sometimes with paints that do not mix. Even if I have a goal pictured vividly in my mind it’s like I’m trying to paint several pictures on one canvas.

On other, less metaphorical, news, I’m making my room a bit more homely. I have this fantastic red plaid robe for going down the hall to the bathroom, or just lounging.  I’ve got a Kurig beverage maker on my shelf, so I can enjoy a hot cup of earl grey. My morning news is collected by my tablet and my Google Currents app. Rather cozy.

Sol 113 : The Dark Months

I’m not going to lie and say being out here for the holidays is not difficult. Its lonely and cold, with mornings that always seem to begin with the same question; Why am I here again? I didn’t ask myself that question the first month I was here, or the second. Similarly, I find myself waking up a little bit later, hitting the snooze button another time each morning, compressing my morning routine to compensate. I cant stay up late working on math, as I tend to get more impatient in the evening. I’ve been adjusting my schedule and trying different schemes of time management, trying to ping the right time of day for me to do homework effectively. I have a hypothesis that my body and its different organs are more or less efficient at different times of day. Maybe there is a best time of day to get the most out of my gym time, and a block between meals that my brain is running at peak. It will be interesting to see the results.

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