Yesterday I also went to my usual early morning workout. Our class has dwindled to just three of us. Sometimes we have others join us, but not on a regular basis. There is a young girl who has joined us a few times in the past, and she showed up yesterday morning. I'll call her K. It seems that K has gotten engaged this past week and now has incentive to come to exercise. She is a tall girl and a bit overweight, but still very attractive. I enjoy her.
Yesterday's exercise class was filled with lots of girl talk with K telling us about her engagement, how he proposed, wedding dates, venues, dresses, etc. K currently lives with her boyfriend. She told us that he had gone to her father and asked to "trade her for a new leaf-blower." We all got a kick out of that story. She went on to explain that her boyfriend knew how important it was to her for him to ask her father's permission to marry her. She said that her father kept him talking for "45 minutes" - that he did not make it "easy" for her boyfriend. While I smiled and nodded my head, I was thinking: Really?! Seems pretty easy to me - after all, you already live with the guy. Why bother to ask for her hand when you already have her? It made me wonder if he had asked the father earlier, "May I sleep with your daughter? Can she move in with me?" Now that would have been something! I know, I know. That is just how it is in the world today. But still, I thought girls are making it way too easy these days.
Yesterday's workout was lots of arm exercises. Then I cut 20 mats for my art class and cleaned 20 whiteboards for palettes. Then I packed up and went to town to set up for the