You may remember a post from a few weeks ago where I wrote about avoiding evening events due to the fact I become an introvert after 4 pm. I was wondering, then, about attending a retirement party. Well, I sent a card and my regrets. I knew I would be very uncomfortable so decided to not put myself in that situation.
Tonight I am home while Terry attends a fund-raising event. In past years we have attended together as the attendees are some of my favorites with whom to chat. Terry will be taking photos of the event for the host organization, and I know there will be questions as to where I am. I just didn’t feel energetic enough to be social tonight. I seem to be fighting a cold that I may have caught from my granddaughter who was sneezy and feverish last week.
I don’t want any extra stress right now as I have a full week coming up. Every day next week is fully packed with activity. I will be answering phones at Kearney Mansion three days as it’s the week leading up to the Civil War. They wanted me to be there every day, but one day I do Good News Club and on another day I have a doctor’s appointment and a meeting with the teachers at the school where I am chaplain. Yes, I finally heard from the principal. She now has a full-time vice principal and time to breathe. I grocery shopped today, buying items that Terry or I can quickly make at the late end of a long day.
So, while Terry dressed up to go out, I am propped up on the couch, watching TV, in my jeans and bleach-spattered t-shirt. The cats and I will have a quiet evening.