Wow...hello waterworks. Where have you been hiding?
It started last night, I started feeling overly emotional reactions to everything. No...it's not hormonal. I think it was build up.
First, my CEO sends an email to the entire company thanking me for an idea and the implementation of the idea. It was amazing, this isn't a typical thing. It was the recognition I craved and I'm glad it will be one of the first emails my manager will see when she returns to work today.
Then I had a great evening with Chris, Brig and their kids. Yeah...I said I had a great time with kids. They are a unique lot, I'll give you that. Much fun, many quotable moments, much laughter.
Then we watched the last episode of Doctor Who and I wept. I got what I wanted out of it, but it hit me far harder than I thought it could. And yes, I know why. It had to do with sharing the first Rose episodes.
Today, I was reading bits of an article with Brian and my eyes started leaking, I realized it wasn't the passionate defense of women's rights by a firearms expert that was doing it, it was the video of Chasing Cars by Coldplay that was playing on the TV that was triggering me. This is also attached to the reaction for the Doctor Who episode.
Emotional fragility brought about by intense love. Ah well. It's better to feel it than never experience it.
Anyway, I'm leaving this post with a quote I read that feels like it should be my August motto.
Perhaps the meek will inherit the earth, but not until those of us who ain’t meek are done with it.
And with that, I'm going shooting