[M.M.X.I.V. 53] Whoa-oh-oh-oh!

This post is based off the “Daily Prompt,” albeit from yesterday since I already had “Rule #0” lined up for Friday.

To start, the title of the post is based off the Owl City/Carly Rae Jepsen song (!!)…

(Indeed, I like this “music video” version since it was for the Northwestern basketball team.)

And that is definitely one thing that would make my day.  Honestly, sometimes I just have perfect days anyway.  Some of my biggest hobbies include Northwestern athletics, card games, and going to services.  So, what would probably be a perfect day might be this kind of schedule (and some of it is actually realistic), and interestingly it must happen on a Friday:

  • Get up at 07:00 as always.

  • Have breakfast and listen to the radio while just enjoying.  Read the paper, catch up on journaling, or just sit back.

  • Bike toward Northbrook for bridge club for a game at 10:00.  (However, the actual game that is on Fridays starts at 11:00.  In an ideal world, I can change the time of a scheduled event!)

  • Return to Evanston for a NU basketball game at 14:30.

  • Relax for a little bit after that–shower and change into nicer clothes.

  • Enjoy a spirited קבלת שבת (Kabbalat Shabbat) and ערבית (evening service) at Hillel, a Conservative synagogue, or an independent group such as Mishkan Chicago.

  • Have a tasty chicken dinner and fun conversations either at the place of services, or somewhere else.

In some sense, I have gotten part of this on some Fridays.  The basketball game would never be at that time, but hey, I can dream!  In my own idealism, I am free to adjust the times for most activities.  Of course, I can’t choose when Shabbat begins, so even though that is an activity in an ideal day, there is a constraint on that!

Does it say something about how content I am in general if most of these “ideal” activities are things that I would do anyway?  Or is it lack of ambition in sticking with what is “ordinary” to me?

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Today is the fifty-third day of M.M.X.I.V.  That makes seven weeks and four days.

As is customary, here are other responses to the prompt.

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  2. The Riddle of the Sands | Exploratorius
  3. The Genie Lied And The Daily Prompt | The Jittery Goat
  4. Where in the world is my Postcard? | Greg Urbano
  5. Master Manipulators: response to Daily Prompt | alienorajt
  6. Let’s Get This Party Started ! | Knowledge Addiction
  7. Good Times! Daily Post | Destino
  8. Magical moment | Perspectives on life, universe and everything
  9. I can catch that shark with my eyes closed 🙂 | Perspectives on life, universe and everything
  10. couples massage | Life Love Lily
  11. Nothin’ but a good time | The Shevster’s Space
  12. Mirth Sublime | Eleazar’s Writing Space
  13. Fun | dandelionsinwind
  14. of dreams and nightmares | Anawnimiss
  15. Zip. Zero. Nada. Niks. Nothing! | thoughtsofrkh
  16. Tonight I fly high: Spiritual Tankas of Fun | 365 days of defiance
  17. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | tnkerr-Writing Prompts and Practice
  18. She’s whispering in colour… | Hope* the happy hugger
  19. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Awl and Scribe
  20. a suicide for a free day……. | ensuing light…
  21. Nothin’ But A Good Time | The Nameless One
  22. Friday Fast One – Fun | Tommia’s Tablet
  23. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Cee’s Photography
  24. Resources for taking a geography-based literary tour of the US | Andrea Reads America
  25. 2 Core Beliefs For Having A Good TIme | Ako Si Ehm Blog
  26. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time « Mama Bear Musings
  27. The Crazy Next 24 hours | Phelio a Random Post a Day
  28. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Basically Beyond Basic
  29. Fun | Poetry response to Daily Prompt | Focal Breeze
  30. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss
  31. Nothin’ But A Good Time | Flowers and Breezes
  32. I’m a Writer, Yes I Am
  33. DP: Good Times Planned | Scorched Ice
  34. Leisure Redefined | Views Splash!
  35. West of Eldora | I’m a Writer, Yes I Am
  36. Among the Whispers
  37. Nothin’ But A Good Time On Sunday Drive Anytime | Lisa’s Kansa Muse
  38. A Perfect Day | snapshotsofawanderingheart
  39. Tunzo Funzo: A daily prompt blog | Maria For Real
  40. Like my birthday, perhaps? | Casually Short
  41. day one of a fun filled future forever | peacefulblessedstar
  42. One Crazy Mom » A Day Off
  43. Having a good time | Processing the life
  44. The Best of Life | Emotional Fitness
  45. A good Time | Life is great
  46. A Day Without Stress – Wellbeing | WANGSGARD.COM
  47. The Rock Anthem by Poison and the Temptation of Eve | meanderedwanderings
  48. A PERFECT DAY | SERENDIPITY
  49. All But A Simple Day | Navigate
  50. Ooo ye sweet freedom !!!! | Life Confusions
  51. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time « cognitive reflection
  52. Do Anything! | Cats, Coffee, And Life At Random
  53. Whimsy in a bottle: Rock concerts, road trips, cocktails and slides « psychologistmimi
  54. My super/awesome/spectucular/epic perfect day(s) | The Bohemian Rock Star’s “Untitled Project”
  55. Vacation Wishes | Thoughts Less Traveled
  56. Day of Procrastination | djgarcia94
  57. The Fun In Between | Stiletto Momma
  58. Busy doing nothing. | Tales of a slightly stressed Mother!
  59. Fun | The Land Slide Photography
  60. Daily Prompt: Being Free! | All Things Cute and Beautiful
  61. Six Things You Can Do To Help a Friend With Depression Have a Better Day
  62. Land Of Mike
  63. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | snippets and words
  64. The Red Baron of Kauai | Jaspa’s Journal
  65. Have ALL THE FUN! | Thorough and Unkempt
  66. My Ideal Introvert Day | 61 Musings
  67. Nothin’ But A Good Time | melissuhhsmiles
  68. Day of no obligations: Chattanooga Style | Relocate to Chattanooga
  69. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | A Day In The Life
  70. A Day Without a Mental Illness: What Would I Do With Myself? | Schizo Incognito
  71. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But a Good Time | Life’s So Sweet
  72. Day 52… Nothin’ But A Good Time… Lazing about | Dear Blog ’14
  73. Daily Prompt: Fun | Occasional Stuff
  74. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Brittney Ortega
  75. 267. A Day to Myself | Barely Right of Center
  76. Daily Prompt: My Day | Lady K’s Lounge
  77. we explore with our | y
  78. Owl Be Back! | Overcoming Bloglessness
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  80. Suicide no. 28: Limerick | derekalanwilkinson
  81. Have A Break | THE MARRIED MAN WHO LOVES HIS X
  82. That Was Kind of the Plan | My Author-itis
  83. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Yowza, Here We Go!
  84. How to Spend a Snow Day | Kosher Adobo
  85. Playing Hooky | Edward Hotspur
  86. Nothin’ But A Good Time | Lead us from the Unreal to the Real
  87. fun…our fountain of youth | In The Moment
  88. Beware: Nothin’ but a good time | The Christian Gazette
  89. Daily Prompt: Fun | That Montreal Girl
  90. And it don’t get better than this! | artymaz’s inky fingers
  91. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Thing | Christina Designs Art
  92. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/daily-prompt-good-time/ | preethikarthik06
  93. Fun is not the word I’d use… | Making Life an Art
  94. Tales of Tails | field of thorns
  95. Wrapped Up In To One | Wanderlein
  96. Daily Prompt – Good time – About town on the velo |
  97. Saturday morning good times | Empressnasigoreng’s Blog
  98. My ideal introvert day | Susi Matters
  99. Daily Prompt: Nothing But a Good Time | SIM | ANTICS
  100. Happiness is… | Rima Hassan
  101. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Nola Roots, Texas Heart
  102. Nothin’ but a Good Time | Alexia Jones
  103. A day to myself… | mombox
  104. My ideal day: can I turn back time? | Melanie Ryding – Ryding2Health BLOG
  105. Hi higher horizons! | litadoolan
  106. DIFFERENT KIND OF FUN! | DANDELION’S DEN
  107. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | seikaiha’s blah-blah-blah
  108. One day I will | My Weigh To Lose
  109. Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time | Foto Challenge
  110. A good day | Sue’s Trifles
  111. Nothing but a good time. | The Wonder of Yarrow House
  112. Daily Prompt: Day Off | Morrighan’s Muse
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