It’s called the scientific method, baby. And I excel at it.

Ever wonder what it’s like to fall while walking on a treadmill?

Yesterday morning, I discovered the answer to this question I didn’t know I had.

One mo’ I’m up, the next my face thumps into the top of the treadmill, and I slam down.

Full body slam. KABOOM slam.

My chin gamely hits “stop” on the way down. The machine stills, my feet long thrown off it.

I lie in shock. My body not at all as I’d positioned it seconds earlier.

And my first thought, when thought returned:

“Well, at least something new happened today.”

leaves in a puddle

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day. ~ Emily Bronte

About sputnitsa

I'm a first-gen American--grew up in Africa and the West Indies, served in Peace Corps, and work in international development, social justice, refugee aid and youth empowerment. I'm back from climbing minarets and mountains, and here in NYC enjoy exploring theaters, museums, forests and parks. I write, produce short films, and direct plays.
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2 Responses to It’s called the scientific method, baby. And I excel at it.

  1. “Well, at least something new happened today.”

    that is so you!

    🙂

  2. sputnitsa says:

    No crying over spilled self. 🙂

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