equip– verb (used with object), e·quipped, e·quip·ping
- to furnish or provide with whatever is needed for use or for any undertaking
- to furnish with intellectual or emotional resources; prepare
Yesterday I had the chance to use one of my Christmas gifts , a gift that I asked for, but secretly hoped I wouldn’t need. This is a pretty cool way to givE your ordinary shoes some traction when walking in the snow or ice.Around here we often have a few inches of snow on
top of a layer of sleet or rain. That can make for a slippery surface (which is why everything pretty much closes down when we get snow).
This morning (another snow day) I am thinking about being equipped. Traction for our shoes, chains for our cars, warm clothing, snow shovels, de-icer- lots of ways to make getting out and about easier. What about other areas of life? I try to keep fresh veggies and healthy snack in the kitchen. I have built a pretty solid meal planning and cook ahead habit the last few years which means I don’t have that 5 pm “What’s for dinner” panic.
What I want to work on next is equipping myself to build a consistent writing and study habit. I have decided that the mostly unused dining room table would make a great study space. There is a good overhead light, a window with a view, and it is far enough from the TV and computer to limit those distractions. So that is my snow day #2 project – equipping that space with the tools for renewing this habit.