11/19/2009

How To Have a Great Day...

This post brought to you by Cool Dog. He's cooler than you... And he's a dog.

Today was my day off. Since starting my job in the retail world, I don't have a regular day off like I did in ministry. So I've come into a new appreciation of it as a recharge. And I would venture to say that today was nigh perfect. Why was it so perfect? Well I'm glad you asked. Here's a break down of how I had the perfect day off. Follow it closely, and you too can be as relaxed (but probably not as awesome) as me (or Cool Dog)...

1) Sleep Late Alarms are for work days. Sleep later than you usually do. You've earned it.

2) Eat Your Cereal In Your PJs Getting dressed right away is for work days and fleeing your house when it's on fire. It's OK to start slow on your day off. Go ahead and watch morning TV while you eat your Cocoa Pebbles in your PJs. You've earned it.

3) Hang Out With People You Like Being around people that you don't choose to is for work days and family reunions. On your day off, you can hang out with whoever you want. So today, I got to spend time with one of my favorite humans, my brother.

4) Eat Well Eating a sack lunch is for work days and third grade field trips to the state capital where stupid Kevin Hughes trips you while going up the stairs and makes you fall and everyone sees you and laughs. It's important that, on your day off, you eat some quality food. So today, I went to Five Guys and had a tremendous double cheeseburger and fries.

5) Do What You Want To Do Doing what you don't want to is for work days and anniversary dinners with your sweetheart. Today I wanted to get through a significant piece of the book I'm reading (since I've got another one I want to start). I brought it with me to lunch and spent a good two and a half hours eating, reading, and drinking Diet Coke. Ahh...

6) Attend A Rock Show Listening to soft Adult Contemporary music is for work days and orthodontic waiting rooms. Today my friend, the right reverend Micah Merchant, called me up this afternoon and offered a free ticket to the David Crowder* Band show tonight. So I went with him, worshipped, rocked out, laughed, and had a good time. I highly recommend going to a rock show every time you have a day off.

7) Veg Out In Front of the TV Using your brain is for work days and trying to figure out how to open the child proof bottle of Advil. After getting home from the rock show, I cranked up the old DVR and started in on the shows I missed today. Oh... Tina Fey. It's great to see you again. What's that? You missed me. I know baby... I know.


So dear reader, enjoy your days off. You need them to recharge your battery for work days...

1 comment:

Julie Hibbard said...

GREAT post, Josh! You are back!