Back on the Treadmill

25 Jul

My agency called Monday afternoon to ask if I’d be interested in a job “for a few weeks” helping out in at a small construction company. The hours were not bad, and the pay would be nice, so I agreed.

I discovered I am not as young as I used to be! Most of what I’m doing is filing, which I honestly enjoy, but I am on my feet most of the day. Lots of bending and stooping, and walking around looking for stuff that really isn’t where you’d think it ought to be. Even the other staff members agree with that estimation, so it’s not just me. At any rate, when I get home in the evening, I’m beat! I don’t expect I’ll be posting much this week or next.

The Squire has been holding down the fort, and doing a very good job, I might add. He gets up and fixes my breakfast, and has dinner waiting when I come in, which means so much.

Apropos of nothing at all, I fond this cartoon online, and it seems to be appropriate for the times.

Remember, six feet apart today is better that six feet under tomorrow.

3 Responses to “Back on the Treadmill”

  1. Garfield Hug July 26, 2020 at 3:13 am #

    I love your cartoon! Good of you to be still working! Happy Sunday!

  2. tiggerlyss July 26, 2020 at 5:14 pm #

    Make sure to take care of yourself! I had seen a video of the Gunpowder River overflowing its bank. Did that affect you all?

    • thisendoftheswamp July 27, 2020 at 1:18 am #

      We had a log-lifter of a storm one day this week – Wednesday, I think – but our little stream didn’t overflow its banks. All is well.

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