2011.05.24 07:00 - Thinking Forward

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    The Guardian for this meeting was Lucinda Lavender. The comments are by Lucinda Lavender.


    Lucinda Lavender: Hi Bertrum:)
    Bertrum Resident: Hi Lucinda
    Bertrum Resident: How are you this morning?
    Lucinda Lavender: I am fine...getting as much done as possible before my trip later this week
    Lucinda Lavender: and how are you this morning?
    Bertrum Resident: Fine, thanks. Where will you be going?
    Lucinda Lavender: to the east coast:)
    Lucinda Lavender: from the west
    Bertrum Resident: Vacation or business?
    Lucinda Lavender: graduation of my daughter from grad school
    Bertrum Resident: Excellent!
    Lucinda Lavender: yes:)
    Bertrum Resident: East coast is often hot and humid.
    Lucinda Lavender: so true...I am coming from a cool and damp place too
    Lucinda Lavender: hard to figure out how much to take for clothing
    Lucinda Lavender: but very nice to have a little warmth
    Lucinda Lavender: we have only had yet a couple of spring like days
    Bertrum Resident: Sounds like you're pretty far north!
    Lucinda Lavender: Pacific Northwest
    Lucinda Lavender: next to canada
    Lucinda Lavender: just the kind of weather pattern...this is somewhat unusual
    Lucinda Lavender: how cool and cloudy and damp
    Lucinda Lavender: seeing this morning's paper has be really sad for the tornado devastation
    Bertrum Resident: Yes, it's tragic. The weather in the Plains and Mid-west is sometimes extreme. Seems like it has become more extreme in recent years.
    Lucinda Lavender: yes! climate issues I suppose...
    Bertrum Resident: Yes.
    Bertrum Resident: Hoefully, you'll have good weather when you trave east.
    Bertrum Resident: *travel
    Lucinda Lavender: I do hope so:)
    Lucinda Lavender: it will involve moving my daughter to NYC as well
    Lucinda Lavender: so that will be a big task in a short time
    Lucinda Lavender: a very interesting one I think
    Bertrum Resident: She's lucky to have you helping her!
    Lucinda Lavender: yes..happy to really...
    Lucinda Lavender: thinking about how much the trip increases my concern and attention on the future
    Lucinda Lavender: not so much in a general sense but usually I am not having to make plans
    Lucinda Lavender: mot much of a planner
    Lucinda Lavender: do you like to plan?
    Bertrum Resident: It depends!
    Bertrum Resident: Hi Sophia
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Bertram, hi Luci :)
    Lucinda Lavender: HI Sophia:)
    Lucinda Lavender: Luci is watching her cats attack a roll of toilet paper on the livingroom floor...if they can get it thay are vcery happy...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: :)
    Lucinda Lavender: Had an interesting dream this morning:)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: you did? :)
    Lucinda Lavender: standing in the entrance to a school for gifted children...(not known)...with my husband...and the room was full of people and I seemed to know that it was the full moon...
    Lucinda Lavender: we went away and came back later/another time. also a full moon
    SophiaSharon Larnia: what does it mean to you?
    Bertrum Resident: What do you make of the dream?
    Lucinda Lavender: interesting that fullness of moon and fullness of room are together...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: :)
    Lucinda Lavender: we are checking out an environment for learning...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: youve been having dreams about environements of learning :)
    Lucinda Lavender: this feels like a fertile time ...and sort of like we arriving late to the meeting:)
    Bertrum Resident: Arriving late?
    Lucinda Lavender: well it is full already so it takes a second approach
    Lucinda Lavender: second shift/maybe even a different month...
    Lucinda Lavender: it seems to point to the planning going on for the upcoming trip in general
    SophiaSharon Larnia: when do you leave?
    Lucinda Lavender: thursday
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oh yes thx :)
    Lucinda Lavender: Eliza will do my 7 am on friday:)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: for some reason I thought she had that slot
    Lucinda Lavender: she used to...
    Lucinda Lavender: now she has wednesday 7 am
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ok
    Lucinda Lavender: there was a little shifting a few monthes ago
    SophiaSharon Larnia: that long ago eh
    Lucinda Lavender: Sylectra took the 7 pm friday
    SophiaSharon Larnia: yes
    Lucinda Lavender: that I used to do
    Lucinda Lavender: nice to see how mornings feel:)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: yes, i missed it :)
    Lucinda Lavender: missed in which sense?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: missed attending the morning sessions
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i dont know what id do if i had to stop coming here altogether
    Bertrum Resident: Hi Hana
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Hana :)) You're a cloud, but Im very happy to see you :)
    Lucinda Lavender: yes
    Lucinda Lavender: HI Hana:)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: :( *poof* bye Hana
    Lucinda Lavender: Pab friends as friendliness in a web across the world
    SophiaSharon Larnia: yes
    Lucinda Lavender: sophia have expereince a shedule change that makes mornings possible?
    Lucinda Lavender: have you?
    Lucinda Lavender: I mean...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: Im inbetween jobs again
    SophiaSharon Larnia: the one i was doing was not a good fit
    Lucinda Lavender: ah...hope that you have a better one next time:)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i think im going to work with children, im scared to death about that
    Lucinda Lavender: ah! wonderful!
    Bertrum Resident: What will the job be?
    Lucinda Lavender: what age?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i mean, seriously shaking in my shoes scared
    SophiaSharon Larnia: 6 to 18
    Lucinda Lavender: wow! a broad range...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: developmentally disabled and behavioral issues
    SophiaSharon Larnia: talk about jumping into the fire
    Lucinda Lavender: yes...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ill see, i havent decided yet, but a good oppurtunity opened up
    Bertrum Resident: It might be very rewarding to do a job like that--one that is so meaningful.
    SophiaSharon Larnia: abd i seem to be flowing that way without having to try
    SophiaSharon Larnia: yes Bert
    SophiaSharon Larnia: im too empathetic at times, as a means to protect myself from that, i get irritable
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i dont know if that makes sense
    Lucinda Lavender: yes it sure does
    Lucinda Lavender: going back and forth from empathy to overwhelm
    SophiaSharon Larnia: these are some damaged children, and well, i'm a bit damaged myself
    Lucinda Lavender: well it is a great opportunity to build a foundation of how you approach and work with healing
    Bertrum Resident: Your your then has the potential to be healing--for you and for the children.
    Lucinda Lavender: yes..
    Lucinda Lavender: I gravitated to the field in the same way
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Xirana :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oh Luci?
    Lucinda Lavender: HI xirana:)
    Lucinda Lavender: yes...went to college but after graduation was asked to be a sub in a childcare...
    Xirana Oximoxi: Hi Sophia, Luic, Bertrum:)
    Bertrum Resident: Hi Xirana
    Lucinda Lavender: withing a very short time I was feeling in my deepest part of myself/core...the rightness of it
    Xirana Oximoxi: *Luci:)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: wow thats great
    Lucinda Lavender: that was in 1978
    SophiaSharon Larnia: in my field its pediatrics, and i have never done that
    SophiaSharon Larnia: well, not really
    Lucinda Lavender: yes...much to learn there I bet awareness seems really important to it tho...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: indeed
    Lucinda Lavender: will you get any support?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: what do you mean? :)
    Lucinda Lavender: like trainings or anything?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oh yes
    SophiaSharon Larnia: probably more extensively than id like :D
    Lucinda Lavender: sounds really exciting...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: all the talk about dreams here, and I still havent dreamt about it hahah
    Xirana Oximoxi: :)
    Xirana Oximoxi: hi Yaku:)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: hey everyone
    Bertrum Resident: Hi Yaku
    Lucinda Lavender: takes time maybe...have you ever heard of a book called The Artist's Way?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Yakuzza :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oh yes Luci :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: I did the exercises in the book up to a certain point
    Lucinda Lavender: just thinking of writing the morning pages...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: :)
    Lucinda Lavender: was really helpful for me at certain points
    SophiaSharon Larnia: my morning pages where, when i woke up pages :) but i did write tons and tons
    SophiaSharon Larnia: back when i wanted to
    Lucinda Lavender: interesting...this feels a little like interactive morning pages:)
    Lucinda Lavender: just thinking about pab
    SophiaSharon Larnia: haha yes, at times it does, but hold more back here :))
    Lucinda Lavender: right!
    Lucinda Lavender: finding little nuggets tho that start the day
    Lucinda Lavender: I have to go..
    Yakuzza Lethecus: take care luci
    SophiaSharon Larnia: :) bye LUci, have a great rest of your day!
    Xirana Oximoxi: bye Luci
    Lucinda Lavender: HI an bye Yaku:)
    Bertrum Resident: Have a good trip!
    Lucinda Lavender: thak you I will...
    Lucinda Lavender: thanks
    SophiaSharon Larnia: smiles
    SophiaSharon Larnia: I have to go too this morning :D take care all!!!
    Xirana Oximoxi: bye bye Sophia, take care too.)
    Bertrum Resident: bye Sophia
    Bertrum Resident: Need to go as well. Have a great day everyone/
    Xirana Oximoxi: bye Bertrum, great day to you too
    Xirana Oximoxi: how has been your day Yaku?
    Yakuzza Lethecus: bye sophia,bertrum *for the log*
    Xirana Oximoxi: :)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: pretty well so far, just found time to log on
    Xirana Oximoxi: nice:)
    Yakuzza Lethecus: well, nothing really special, but i appreciate the silence when i come home and log on
    Xirana Oximoxi: ah! that's good..
    Yakuzza Lethecus: well, i guess i am also leaving, i came very late into the session
    Xirana Oximoxi: yes, me too:)
    Xirana Oximoxi: see you son!! :)
    Xirana Oximoxi: soon*
    Yakuzza Lethecus: cya later at the institut
    Xirana Oximoxi: yes:)
    Xirana Oximoxi: bye

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