2020: We Dove Into A Dumpster Fire And Found Flowers

Who would have thought, on Jan. 1, 2020, that the world would look like this on Dec. 31, 2020? Masked, isolated, separated, and searching for the elusive “new normal.” Kids and parents working and schooling from home, and all of them wondering why the idea of an open concept home was ever appealing. Schools sanitizedContinue reading “2020: We Dove Into A Dumpster Fire And Found Flowers”

I’m Committed Now…Or I Should Be Committed

So I signed up for a 10K race in November. Which got cancelled about two weeks after I signed up for it. Busing issues, the organizer says. We cannot move hot and sweaty busloads of runners to and from the parking areas to the starting point safely given the need to adhere to COVID-19 protocols.Continue reading “I’m Committed Now…Or I Should Be Committed”

I Still Pick Up Street Change…When I Can Find It

I found a penny in the Costco parking lot today. Hardly a momentous discovery, unless you’ve heard about our national coin shortage. The Husband used to get a kick out of my habit of picking up spare change wherever I found it. Mostly it was parking lots, but also in the grocery store, especially aroundContinue reading “I Still Pick Up Street Change…When I Can Find It”