Category Archives: life

A Little Pickle In Your Throat

I’ve been wanting to write.  Truly.  But what in the world can I say? 2020 has been beyond surreal.  It’s already/only July.  I’ve got nothing major to report, which I suppose is a very good thing.  If I did have … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Stalking Now

And so the pandemic continues.  I’ve quit counting how many weeks at this point.  Really.  I’m not sure if there’s a point.  I have had anxiety unlike any I’ve ever experienced in my life, or at least for this duration.  … Continue reading

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DAR and Wide

All of this ultra-strength togetherness is making me notice things I might otherwise never see. As examples: 1) Why does my kids’ bathroom always look like a ticker tape parade passed through? What is it that they’re doing with the … Continue reading

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It’s Better to Mask for Forgiveness…

So like all of us, I’m trying to get used to this “new normal.” It’s strange, frustrating, and anxiety-inducing. One thing that really hit me yesterday when I was at the office was the mask thing. Before y’all get all … Continue reading

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Smells Like Quarantine Spirit

You know how some days start amazing then turn to absolute crap and vice versa?  Yeah, I hate that.  It’s discombobulating.  Yesterday and today have both been that way.  Yesterday was pretty awesome until evening, when it tanked and tanked … Continue reading

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You Put the Time In the Coconut and Drink Them Both Up

One thing I think we can all agree on, this lockdown or quarantine – whatever you want to call it- is doing strange, strange things to time.  I actually  have to get my calendar out each week to remember how … Continue reading

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I Don’t Even Have a Clever Title

So how is everyone? Crazy? Content? Stressed? Depressed? How about all of the above? This is week 5 for us (I think). I can’t and won’t bitch about it, as we’re all in this together alone. Some days are really … Continue reading

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En Garden

As with any disastrous event, people think of food.  I’ve never been an emotional eater, but I now am aware I’m a bored eater.  Not cool.  Working on that.   For some reason, when this thing really cranked up and people … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Pinterests

Social media has become probably more important to many of us during this thing – a safe way to be social. I have to admit, I’ve enjoyed the memes, gifs, songs, and other assorted mirth-inducing materials I’ve seen. It actually … Continue reading

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Pots and Pandemics

Hi. Remember me? I suppose I could make some droll comment about how it took a pandemic to get me behind a keyboard but I won’t. I have been preparing to come back to the old blog, but hadn’t gotten … Continue reading

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