Author Archives: Frog

January

We’re expecting snow and freezing rain in central VA this weekend. It hasn’t started yet, but it is a cold and gray mid-winter’s morning. We had about a foot here in mid-December. Climate change is still up for debate? The … Continue reading

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And to all a good night

We had the family over for Christmas dinner. At o’dark thirty this morning, my sister and her husband left to drive back to Florida. I’m sure they are tired. We had to take naps this afternoon…even Lucy seemed more nap-prone … Continue reading

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Holly Jolly

We went to our neighborhood Christmas parade yesterday and then traipsed around until we found a Christmas tree. Apparently, we are reaping the rewards of the economic downturn of 2008. Back then farmers couldn’t afford to plant new trees and … Continue reading

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2 hours

Anyone who has read this sorry little blog for awhile knows my father is an asshole. We were at my parent’s for Thanksgiving yesterday and everything was going well. About two hours in, my father asked what time it was … Continue reading

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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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