It was a Tuesday of Firsts because I was saying yes. I'm trying to say more Yes and less No.
I usually take the easiest route to my Cardio/weight exercise class. But after reading Younger Next Year, my inner-self was telling me that I needed to step up to the plate and do some serious aerobic work. Finally I said to that aggravating inner-self, yes, okay, I'll do it. So Tuesday morning I walked from the bottom of Pila Seca to Salida a Queretaro. That worked up a sweat and got the old heart pounding. So I did it again on Wednesday and Thursday. I'm taking a break today.
I had some friends who asked me if I'd like to learn to play Mah Jong. Other than knowing it was a game and having read a novel or two where the women played Mah Jong, I didn't know a thing about it. But I said yes. Oh my! I think bridge is simplier. I had a good time and I'll be taking some more lessons until either my friends get tired of trying to teach the game to me or I am able to figure it out and play with a group of women who meet weekly. I'm not putting any money on which will happen first but if you are a gambler you will probably want to put your money on the friends throwing in the towel.
My last first and yes was on Tuesday night when I joined a life drawing group. You know I've told you before I'm not very good at sketching but I like to do it and I really like drawing from a live model. Henry Vermillion hosts the group but there is no instruction. It is just an opportunity to sketch. I loved it. I might even take some sketching classes. Surely I can do better.
Tuesday was a very busy but very satisfying day. I need to remember, just say yes more often.