Shhh… don’t tell anyone, but I’m not a big fan of turkey.Continue reading “Thanksgiving prep”
It is late November and I am totally unprepared for there to be a major holiday. Mentally I cannot put my head in that space at all.
In that respect, it could be virtually any year of my adult life.Continue reading “One way in which 2020 is just like any other year”
What takes up my time when I’m not chained to my desk, and helps keep me sane(ish) through these days of social distancing?Continue reading “Holding up through trying times”
Not only did S and I spend a couple of days recording our daily ‘miles’ and using Google street view Continue reading “And how fun is this?”
A few years ago, my old car (which honestly had always been a bit of a fail, even when it was new) started to act up. Like, every service visit was a rolling disaster of ever more expensive repairs needed to keep it going.
That’s already a moment where the formula has to start to kick in: Continue reading “Vehicular”
Surprising: I found stuff my niece left over so long ago I don’t know when it could have been. I mean obviously, a while ago, because COVID. But even before that. Wow. Continue reading “More discoveries”
No sooner had S gone back home than my state got on the quarantine list for NY/NJ/CT. Meaning, if you come into those three states Continue reading “Wrong direction”
S went and got a coronavirus test.
It’s not that she had symptoms. She’s at least as careful as I am. Probably even more so.
But she last saw her parents last January, before the US knew we had a coronavirus outbreak bearing down on us. She and I went to Europe on a cruise. Life seemed so normal. Continue reading “A glimpse of normality”
At the end of last summer I put away the outdoor supplies.
Stashed the yard decor, covered the tables. Continue reading “Things lost”