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So tired

We went to see Pink Martini on Tuesday night. A very fun show and they sang Helen Reddy’s I Am Woman and here’s how they did it: We stayed in our seats and sang along. We left after the conga … Continue reading

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We did nothing

We’re nearing the end of our vacation and exactly nothing has happened – which means we’ve succeeded. Sunrise: Sunset and I worked hard to get those sun flares: I’ve been moving a deck chair around to hide from the sun … Continue reading

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Can’t Say Much

This week: A job candidate posted something about my department on social media that basically disparaged the entire work of the department and because we are so small, she may as well have named us personally. The only take-away I … Continue reading

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Less than 3 days

I ran a report on our HR system the other day and realized I have taken less than 3 days of vacation this year. No wonder I’m so tired. Good thing there is a week coming soon to remedy that.

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Hot new lunch spot

I have a doctor’s appointment today in the middle of the day. Work was like argharghargh and so I ran out of there while I had the chance. Got to the appointment early and ate my lunch in the car. … Continue reading

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Appropriate

No sooner than I posted that whine about the street signs and heavy equipment than they moved on to terrorize another part of the neighborhood. Sweet! Just cracked this open on this beautiful Saturday (low temps and low humidity with … Continue reading

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First World Problem that I’m sick of

Our neighborhood is under the siege of gas pipe replacement. A piece of heavy equipment (or 5) has been parked in front or beside our house for about 9 months (or forever). They hooked up our house about two weeks … Continue reading

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Tiring

Locking up children, racial profiling and whatever new fresh hell this awful president comes up with next is not how we make America great again. Because, honestly, America was already pretty great. A confederate sympathizer is running against one of … Continue reading

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Peaches

We bought some unripe peaches a couple of weeks ago. Last night we made the base and today the better-half ran it through our ice cream maker. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a star. Peach ice cream! This is the … Continue reading

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Even when you know it’s coming

A friend died over the weekend. He was in organ rejection after surviving for a year on his third set of transplanted lungs. He has two small children. That third set of lungs let him meet his youngest and watch … Continue reading

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