My House Is Stupid Clean Now

The place has not looked this good for 106 days. That’s how long it’s been since my foot surgery, when I panic-cleaned for a week. I know. Even I am shocked by this. It’s been since Thanksgiving, 2019 that company has crossed our threshold. Prepping for visitors is hard work. Even if they are peopleContinue reading “My House Is Stupid Clean Now”

Company’s Coming! Or, The New World Version Of Face Time With Family

Next weekend, we get to do something we have not done in a year and a half. We host a family member in our house. Funny how strange this is. Pre-COVID, I never would have thought about it, beyond the usual tidy up the place and make sure our visitor (my niece) will be comfortableContinue reading “Company’s Coming! Or, The New World Version Of Face Time With Family”

Well, You Asked Me For An Honest Opinion, Right?

Why on earth do people start out a conversation with “Can I get your honest opinion about something?” only to get mad when you provide the requested honest opinion? And worse, why do you ask an older person for an honest opinion? Most of the time, we’re going to give you just that, because weContinue reading “Well, You Asked Me For An Honest Opinion, Right?”

I Ate Bread In The Car And Turned Into My Mother

Did you know it’s a mistake to go into a grocery store early in the morning? It’s true. Not because it’s a bad time to shop (it’s actually pretty empty and easy to get in and get out fast), but because it’s a bad time to know the store has a bakery. We may eatContinue reading “I Ate Bread In The Car And Turned Into My Mother”