Saturday, January 08, 2022

"little talks"


1)    This past week, I've had some tough conversations with Big A (diminishing family time); Nu (screen time and schoolwork); At (patchy/magical Covid protocol) so I'm glad Scout thinks I'm just the greatest. 

2)    B.E.S. asked if I would officiate at their wedding reception... I love B.E.S. (student>colleague>friend) and am beyond honored... but also have also have no idea how to go about it. 

3)    Scheduled a professional WGS talk in March--I'm more confident of doing alright with this.

4)    Lots of phone calls this weekend--in the absence of real meetups, these are the talks I love best!

I do not like this song, but since titling this post, it's my personal ear worm.

3 comments:

Elisabeth said...

So glad you fit in phone calls (which sound fun) after some tough conversations. I'm just not a phone person...at all. I wish I was, sometimes, though. Maybe something to aim for in 2022? I tend to like to express myself in writing - I can do it on my own schedule/pace and think through what I'll say more thoroughly. But I should make more of an effort to connect with people via phone, I think, because so many people prefer this medium and there is something far more intimate about hearing each other's voices!

Maya said...

Oh, I'm with you--I prefer messages/email too! Phone calls are only fun for me with people I already enjoy talking to. People with whom there's a history of jabber and shorthand.

Elisabeth said...

Yay. Someone that finally understands this. Almost everyone I know enjoys phone calls. Shhh...but I don't even enjoy phone calls with people I love. I don't know what it is...I just find them tedious.
My favourite way to do phone calls is a "walk-and-talk." I'll put in headphones and go for a walk. Or, sometimes I'll just putter around the house and do mindless tasks (like wipe down counters etc).
But most of the time, I don't make phone calls except for work/when I have to. Perhaps to a fault...?

all set to start

 Navaratri celebrations tonight! "Take homes" (snack boxes and gift bags) and our miniature magic forest "Golu" are read...