It was another gorgeous Autumn weekend. Stormy weather is coming in, so there were lots of dramatic skies and some big thunderstorms. In fact, I was awakened last night by some tremendous lightening crashes. It’s supposed to be much colder today and there may even be some snow. I don’t yet have the snow tires on my car, so I will keep a close eye on the weather reports, and if there is snow on my route to work, I will not risk driving through it.
My mom’s 86th birthday was yesterday. It sounds as if she had a nice day, and she enjoyed the gift and flowers that I sent.
I’ve been reading a book by Thich Nhat Hanh, and one of the ideas that he discusses is sticking with me. It’s the notion that within every person are the seeds for every type of human experience. The people and things with which we surround ourselves and the mental, physical and emotional nourishment that we give ourselves determine which of the seeds grow and flourish. I like the idea that I can choose the qualities I want to have and then take concrete steps to nurture those qualities.
meditate happy dog time! exercise
check on NIH regs minutes study participant check phone PD order stamps review counter offer
make sure payment management system works
distribute chartfield to subcontractors
p card reallocation
deal with bank
complete first RATS class
start Suven uTRAC
investigate possible classes for PAMS
check on status of space issue
Update PAMS distributions
read NIH Welcome Wagon Letter
close out 098570
look into Foundation Directory Online
Research P01 grants