In sleep, I’m as still as a stone. I don’t know it, of course, being asleep. But the alarm chimes and the movement is as jarring as the sound. Continue reading “Waking with a guillotine headache”
In no particular order and not all from any one day…
TFW your UPS app says your package is coming by 3:45pm and lets you track your package and at 3:40 it’s two streets away and at 3:46 they change the status to “End of Day” and the truck has driven right past your street and is now 2 streets away on the other side and moving away… Wait! Waaaaait! I’m back this way…. Continue reading “That Feeling When…”
Comes the weekend, and I’m not sleeping.
I wish it was for a fun reason. Continue reading “Sleepless”
I have moments when I wonder if the end is nigh.
2020 has felt like a dumpster fire.
A giant game of Calamity Bingo. Continue reading “Is 2020 less a dumpster fire than a magnifying glass?”
Meals for this week will be themed and inspired by my visit to Greece…
Homemade tzatziki. Who would have imagined something made from cucumbers and plain yogurt (okay: and garlic and lemon and dill, so that’s where the magic happens) could be so delicious?
I’m also making… seasoned beef inspired by gyro and souvlaki flavors… and spanikopita. With Kalamata olives as a delicious garnish to it all.
Now all I need is a glass of wine and good found-friends, and I’ll (almost) be back in Greece again.
So, the washer died. Again. Last time my wonderful BIL fixed it for me. His fix was still in place of course, but now something else was wrong. (Sigh) Continue reading “Malfunctions”
It’s too early. My earliest alarm – the optimistic, maybe-I’ll-get-a-long-workout / at-least-I’ll-be-awake-to-hear-the-next-alarm alarm – won’t go off for another half hour. Continue reading “Early June morning”
When S and I were sailing the Mediterranean this winter … can it really have been just months ago? … most mornings we ordered in yogurt and muesli for breakfast. I’d get plain yogurt and she’d order fruit. Continue reading “Recapturing a moment”