Friday, July 11, 2008

too much for words

Yesterday was hot and close and humid. Today was mostly the same. Tonight is cooler, with lightning and wind. My plan to get to sleep early went away in bits as one task led itself to another.

We swam at midnight, Aubrey and I, under darkly luminous clouds with occasional flashes. We made up scenarios to creep each other out. Over the years, we've become very adept at this game. I can only imagine how our half whispered horrors might sound to the uninitiated, or how mad our delight in them.

I'm too much in my thoughts these days, with less to say than I wish. Some days are better spent letting information in. Quiet. Listen. Process. Inhale. Exhale.

Like the tide. It's coming around again.

1 comment:

Carl V. Anderson said...

Today was quarterly executive staff retreat. 8 hours of talking and talking and talking. I look forward to a weekend of just taking information in. A midnight swim would be good as well. Unfortunately doing so in the bathtub isn't as satisfying as one's own personal pool. :)