Fun in the Sun

Aug 20, 2005

I did something today that I rarely do anymore: I spent time in the sun. Although a great portion of my childhood was spent in the great outdoors, I have since become an indoor creature. The result is my characteristically geeky, pale skin tone, which can’t hold up to those pesky ultraviolet rays like it once could. Needless to say, I am thoroughly cooked on my shoulders and neck. Hopefully that won’t give me too much of a problem in the coming days.

My reason for actually going out today was a pool party for the tenth grade Sunday school class I co-teach. Tomorrow is our final time together, as well as the final time I will actually be able to be called a teacher (I’m stepping down from that role for a while). I have taught a Sunday school for a number of years now (somewhere in the neighborhood of 5 or 6 years), so I will miss it a great deal. The class we have now is by far the best I’ve ever taught. If any of them happen to read this, they should know that I love each one greatly and will miss seeing them each week.

On a rather sour note, I have apparently been re-infected with whatever viral infection bothered me a few weeks ago. From the highly annoying cough to my joint aches and pains, I can truly say that I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. Oh how I long for no more tissues and cough drops!

2:49 AM on Aug 21, 2005
Yeah, I'm out of town right now and spent the day at the beach, lots of sun. Of course, lots of sunscreen, my natural beautiful pale won't be going anywhere soon. ;)
8:10 PM on Aug 21, 2005
Yes, I foolishly did not wear any sunscreen. I am certainly paying for this mistake now. Putting on or taking off my shirts are now a painful reminder of this blunder. Next time, I'll hopefully remember to protect myself. :)
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