1. The painter hired on his daughter today to help out with prep. I enjoyed seeing her work so hard for her dad. Their mutual respect and good rapport with each other was sweet.
2. I took a walk to 7-11 and back, about twelve blocks round trip, and tried to pick up my pace a bit. I'm feeling stronger.
3. During tonight's vigorous thunder and lightning storm, with the accompanying downpour of rain, I felt like being King Lear, opening my bare chest to the elements, and shouting, "Pour on! I will endure!" But I didn't. Instead, I went grocery shopping.