After 3 nonconsecutive hours of sleep, I wake up. Ahead of the small-hours alarm, but not so early that I could do my workout before rather than after work. Though that is what I told myself, as I tossed and turned – that if I was awake again (or still) with 45 minutes left pre-alarm, I would work out. Continue reading “Commuter skies – a negative that’s positive”
… tonight, is not the news or the state of the world or that the new coronavirus is probably the next flu (which was way scarier and more dangerous than it is now, before we knew how to vaccinate for it, what the transmission mechanisms were, optimum self-protection means, etc), or even that it’s so quiet now that S has gone home. Continue reading “What keeps me up”
In one way, it’s nice to return to normal. I mean, of course. It’s very comfortable, very familiar, to have my place to myself.
But also, Continue reading “Strangely quiet”
I listen to the This American Life podcast every week. Not always on time, of course, as this one is from a couple of weeks ago.
The Show of Delights (episode 692 from This American Life): podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-american-life/id201671138
It’s been 10 days since the fall, and S is heading home.
I am up early, as I tend to. Comparatively speaking, anyway. So I get in my workout, a shower, the last of the packing (other than S’s morning stuff). Most of the rest we gathered up last night.
She has set alarms, so Continue reading “The Return – scenes from Saturday”
So first off – still getting my daily language lessons in. Woot woot. Going for 1000! And also, to be a little more passable in (French, mostly).
So… S needed her ortho follow up.
They squeezed her in, so this morning we got up early and headed into the city. Continue reading “So nice when things go right”
S is a much better person than I am. For a lot of reasons. But here’s one.
She doesn’t let things make her crazy.
Like, the day after we went to Shock Trauma, and she came out scratched up and bandaged up and in 2 casts, we stopped at the local CSV here, to get emergency refills of a few things, plus a bunch of other supplies, because quite obviously she was going to be here longer than planned.