On Saturday January 9, 2021, WordPress informed me that it was my anniversary here on the platform.Continue reading “11 years (and some change)”
In which I wake up confused about what day it is — momentarily convinced it’s a Tuesday. Which is better than the other way around, I guess.Continue reading “Of a Saturday”
It’s biological urgency that penetrates my sleep, but I roll over to look at the clock. Squinting without my glasses I can make out that it’s … Seven-thirty something.Continue reading “Inauspicious beginning”
I started every day last week feeling like, at least it’s Friday.
I was right once, of course.Continue reading “A week of Fridays”
6:15 (alarm next to the bed)
Turned off without a conscious thought or decision.
6:45 (alarm in the next room)Continue reading “Boo!”
Growing up – back in the days (gasp) before cell-phones and always-on communication, to be late to meet my parents was to send them into a spiral of worry. And that meant Trouble.
My sister and I learned not to be late. We at least learned not to be late without first calling to say so.
An expected hour late is less painful for the person waiting than 2 minutes of dear Lord what’s happening where are they??? Continue reading “I still arrive late for church”
5:10 is still dark.
5:10 would be 15 minutes too late to be waking for a commuter day.
(This is not a commuter day; there are no commuting days at present.)
I inadvertently fall asleep on the couch, and that means:
That I don’t read my scripture (first on the daily list) before I get out of bed. I’m not in bed. Continue reading “Thrown off by little things”
… is really not so bad, all things considered. 🇺🇸
And though I’ve seen all 50 States, I’m only 21 countries in…
And even here in the US, I’ve only been to 18 of 59 National Parks.
I have a long way yet to go!
Which is, surprisingly, not the start of a rant about the Sniffler (joined today by a Sniffless), the Shout-Sneezer, the Serial Chip-Cruncher, Miss Obnoxious Loud Cell Ring On Her Abandoned Phone, or even Mr. Apparently Can’t Hear How Loud His Computer Is But Everyone Else In The State Can.