We have been getting up well before the butt-crack of dawn to adjust to upcoming 8 hour time change for a trip. So this morning at 3 A.M. I began my yoga, the Sun Salute, in the darkness. Beautiful full moon last night so why not just change it to a moon salute? The moon feels like a friend over my shoulder as I stretch and bend in the silver light. Suddenly I saw something move out of the corner of my eye. I spun around very fast! (Well it FELT very fast. Like the Flash…if the Flash was a 56 year old lady in her backyard doing the sun salute to the moon). I landed in my version of a crouching tiger/hidden dragon pose ready to do battle only to see the object moving about 10 feet away! I jumped and screamed a little simultaneously realizing it was only my moon shadow. Caught by G, who was watching and is now laughing hysterically. In spite of my efforts to turn my yip and a dash into an impromptu part of my moon shadow dance, I have fooled no one.
I’m always so thirsty. Uhh, nothing will satisfy the craving. One day I kept track and I drank 22 16oz glasses of water. Maybe it’s the dry air of the desert as we all seem to walk around with our adult sippy cups. I even think about water all the time. I dream of swimming, laughing in the rain, floating on rivers, and sometimes living underwater. I once saw a scary old movie where a fisherman wanted to catch a mysterious mermaid who was singing beautifully to him. I was captivated until…he caught a FISH HEAD with LEGS! Oh and I also believe mermaids must be vegetarians. One could not go around eating their little singing friends like Sebastian or Flounder. I can’t imagine going to a mermaid RedLobster and ordering a Dory with a side of Nemo. I would enjoy the flowing hair and the weightlessness would be graceful. However, if I WAS a mermaid, where does one go to the bathroom? Fish just go poo anywhere. Not so attractive when a mermaid does it. I have questions. I would definitely be a very thirsty mermaid too because I couldn’t drink the poop water. I am just a thirsty land mermaid. (This picture only shows my human legs).