That's the letter for today - I
Me, myself, and what is in my mind's eye?
I'm sure we used to have a copy of this book;
and now suddenly this poem has floated to the top of my brain
Ah, but it uses the word 'symmetry', not 'geometry'. As you were then.
I managed a 'quick' walk before lunch - I haven't been out while the weather was so cold.
My Other Half was cooking lunch, so I had just 20 minutes. Being on my own I didn't have any oxygen support, and I can tell you I surely noticed the difference. Even so I managed 300 metres in my first 6 minute walk test, and then spent several minutes standing still until my breathing steadied. Once I was ready, I walked on a little further, stopped again to catch my breath, and turned for home. I made this a second walk test and covered 340 m. The further distance is because the return journey is slightly downhill. One again I paused, and then covered the final distance, just ten houses from home. Overall, 800 metres in the 20 minutes.
If I had been using oxygen, even at the lowest setting, I reckon I would have all this and more without needing to stop.
My reward for all this effort was a glass of wine with my beef pie... well-deserved, I thought, although it made me quite sleepy all afternoon.
I had a go at the next lesson of touch-typing. It is as I thought; adding two more letters has more than doubled the difficulty (although some of that might have been the wine??)
It does mean the little stories are getting more involved;
i sigh like jill; jed has a high hall; see jaffa as he jigs
a sad seal did fall; dad filled a field; a sill leaks alas;
i like a fig; half a heel has held; jill has a gash; i hike
This is Such Hard Work now!
I'm spending more time going over each word, and then each line, until I manage to get it right. Then, of course, I ruin it by rattling in this post using my 'eyes on the keys, using three fingers' method. Tomorrow, if I dare, I get to learn o, n and the shift keys. To be honest, a Bach four-part fugue is easier.