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December 04, 2009

Personal Pace

Donald Pittenger writes:

Dear Blowhards --

So here we are in Honolulu. Early evening. Raining like hell.

Yesterday, the day we arrived, the weather was pretty nice and we wandered around for a few hours after checking in at our hotel. Today the weather also was pretty good much of the day so Nancy did some of her things and I did some of mine.

Nancy is the sort of person who keeps on her feet much of the day -- off playing tennis, buzzing around the house or yard. But when walking around in the country, in a city or a shopping area, she's very poky.

Me, I can sit around a lot. But when I do physical labor, it's at a strong pace -- little flitting or being distracted. And when out and about, I also operate at a fast pace, sweeping through the places where Nancy dawdles.

I don't think these differences are of the male-female kind. But they are indeed differences that have to be accommodated, especially in a marital relationship.



posted by Donald at December 4, 2009


Uh yeah, sorry about that. If you can stand the rain, the waves this weekend up at the North Shore should be hitting the 30 foot level.

You will find us locals don't cancel outdoor leisure activities on account of rain.I've been to barbecues in torrential downpours.

Posted by: Spike Gomes on December 4, 2009 2:14 AM

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