Saturday, October 27, 2007

Saturday Mid-Afternoon

This post will probably be read by less readers than any other, due to my late posting and the weekend. So, should I go ape-s**t and post something crazy? hmmmm. probably not.

I went to a glorious AA meeting this morning.

And then to a knitting workshop. The teacher was a severely overweight insecure woman who was extremely unpleasant just under a paper-thin veneer of seeming hilarity (and seemed to be hungover). I didn't like most of the hilarity, so I ended up being her victim a couple of times.

Sorry, when I pay perfectly good money to attend a class, I would like to learn something - without racial, religious, political, or sexual orientation jokes. I'm sure that's just me though - because everyone else was laughing uproariously. And it seems when you are veiling those kind of remarks as being "liberal" and "broad-minded", I guess folks will find it funny. But not me. Once again, Sorry! I say, what's good for the goose is good for the gander and if those kinds of jokes are out of line for anyone, they are out of line for all.

That said - I did learn an extremely cool knitting technique and I got to spend some time with a woman from work I would like to know better.

Now I am home and getting ready to go back to bed. I spent most of yesterday in bed. I really felt awful. Today I have a cough (a fairly cool sounding barking croupy thing) and I feel slightly ill, but not comprehensively awful like yesterday. I have cleaned the house a bit because I volunteered to host an AA event here next weekend. I have a lot more work to go and it will be great because I am going to be on vacation the week of November 5 - so I will have a clean house to hang out in.

I hope everyone is having a great sober weekend. Sorry for my tirade about the knitting woman. It seems I rubbed her the wrong way from the moment I hit the door which is not how things generally work for me - it was unusual! And Thank God for that!

"We saw that we needn't always be bludgeoned and beaten into humility. It could come quite as much from our voluntary reaching for it as it could from unremitting suffering." -- Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, p. 75

5 comments:

Pam said...

Only you...would think of an off hand comment as a "tirade"...Glad to be back...my little summer squash.

johno said...

Hi I like your quote, there was a point not long ago, when I stopped fighting and waiting to the bitter end with every difficulty. I stopped fighting earlyer and surrended and turned towards the solution. We dont have to hit rock bottom on every problem, before working on th sultions. Thanks for the reminder :)

Scott W said...

Pam is back? Yea!

MC, seems I cannot deal with people when their shit is thinly disguised. Just can't do it. So, I understand what you meant.

Scott said...

hope ya get ta feeling better MC!

Kathy Lynne said...

Well, at least you got one thing out of it. Mean people suck! Hope you feel better.

And sorry about your Rockies, well not really, but sorry.