The Over Scheduled Life

March 10, 2007 at 9:51 pm 17 comments

An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing.
A small rabbit saw The eagle and asked him, “Can I also sit like you and do nothing?” 
The eagle answered: “Sure, why not.” 
So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the eagle and
rested. All of a Sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the rabbit and ate it. 
Moral of the story: To be sitting and doing nothing,
you must be sitting Very, very high up

Since I am not yet sitting very, very high up, I have to take a week off from blogging to finish editing THE BOOK, and catch up on the housekeeping.  The dust bunnies are beginning to grow teeth.  While I’m gone, check out this site by my friend Dale, very funny. 

Have a great week every body!

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17 Comments Add your own

  • 1. John Linna  |  March 11, 2007 at 5:48 am

    I know you have been working with a doctor to put together a childrren’s book. I would like you to look at a manuscript for a boo explaining an eye condition to children. The person who wrote it is slowly going blind. She is not interested in making money but in helping others to understand. If you could send me the address of the publishing house we will send it to you. We won’t be upset if you hate it but atleast we’ll know.

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  • 2. Mimi Lenox  |  March 11, 2007 at 6:40 am

    Please contact Mimi if you’d be interested in promoting peace globes again this year on your site. Thanks and have a wonderful weekend.

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  • 3. hayden  |  March 11, 2007 at 11:10 pm

    humm. When my dust bunnies get too abundant I post a sign: “Protected Area. Dust Bunny breeding colony, maintain your distance and do not disturb!”

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  • 4. Mr. Fabulous  |  March 12, 2007 at 12:57 am

    Now I am sad about the rabbit…

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  • 5. The Rev. Dr. Kate  |  March 12, 2007 at 4:59 pm

    Blessings to you as you finish the project. We’ll be here when you get back and will miss you in the meantime!

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  • 6. John Linna  |  March 13, 2007 at 4:44 am

    We will miss you for a week but work over blog every time.

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  • 7. Jackie  |  March 13, 2007 at 8:21 am

    Kat, good luck with the ‘catching’ up. Does that ever really happen?!

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  • 8. Stacy  |  March 14, 2007 at 3:23 am

    Good parable. I haven’t been around much lately so have to get caught up. Hope you can get things back under control.

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  • 9. Mimi  |  March 14, 2007 at 6:25 am

    That is a good story I have not yet read! Sorry about your killer dust bunnies. Despite my regular dusting, min eusually evole into litters of kittens and puppies.

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  • 10. QuillDancer  |  March 14, 2007 at 8:10 am

    When I over schedule my life, I give up sleeping. Think I need to reassess my priorities?

    Nah!

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  • 11. cindra  |  March 14, 2007 at 9:54 am

    Ha! Good story…best of luck to you. And thanks for the understanding and sweet comments. xo

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  • 12. Catch  |  March 14, 2007 at 10:36 am

    Hurry back!!!! We will miss you!!! Dont worry about the dust bunnys!

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  • 13. Linda  |  March 14, 2007 at 10:54 am

    Good luck with the editing. I am sure that it will be challanging. We will be here waiting for you when you get back!

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  • 14. Dave  |  March 14, 2007 at 11:40 am

    Kat, surely you know that its sods law that when you spend time catching up on one thing you only have to spent time later on catching up on the other things you left. Good luck though and you must publish your dissertation on Time Management…….soon.

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  • 15. Nessa  |  March 14, 2007 at 3:46 pm

    Most of us don’t sit high enough. Enjoy the editing, but let the dust bunnies live.

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  • 16. Gawpo  |  March 15, 2007 at 8:20 am

    Oh sure. I finally get my butt back over here and you go on hiatus. Serves me right, I must say. Gawpo bewwy, bewwy bad. See you when you get back. In the mean, I will get caught up. ciao!

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  • 17. QuillDancer  |  March 16, 2007 at 12:41 am

    Kat — talking over scheduled — I wore myself so thin that exhaustion claimed me and I slept right through my alarm clock this morning. I didn’t wake until 8:30 a.m. — a half hour after I would have been late for work, if I hadn’t realized I was exhausted and scheduled a day off.

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