We all deserve a break, right? After all, we’ve earned it. Even God Almighty rested after creating the entire universe, and if a little respite is good enough for the Lord, I suppose it’s good enough for me.
There is a problem with this, though: I don’t do well when I have nothing to do.
Seriously. I am at my best when there is pressure. When I have deadlines. Give me a bunch of stuff that I have to do, and limited time to do the stuff I want to do, and I make time.
In the absence of this, however, I tend to decompress like the proverbial watermelon flung out into the vacuum of space. It . . . isn’t pretty.
Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I did nothing but eat, sleep, and eat some more. Oh, and drive.
This is hyperbole, of course. I spent time with my wife and my son, and got a chance to visit a bunch of family I hadn’t seen in months. But other than that, when the opportunity to choose between (a) doing stuff and (b) being a lazy bum, option (b) won every time. Continue reading “Dangerous Vacation: Keeping the Ball Rolling While on Holiday”