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A Few at a Time
Saturday, December 05, 2020      7 comments

Yesterday before going home, my boss called me in and said it is time to start trying it from home more. For the next 2 weeks I will be home M,T, and W. I will go into the office on Th and F. If things go well the first 3 days, I may be allow... Read more
Holiday Decorating
Sunday, November 29, 2020      6 comments

My holiday decorating is done. I am ready for Christmas in that sense. I can't even take all the credit. When I got home on Friday afternoon, I was surprised by my daughter and her friend putting the tree up. They had it all decorated. Afte... Read more
Thanksgiving 2020
Thursday, November 26, 2020      8 comments

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving 2020 is on the books. It was a bit different than normal. We did not have as many people here as we usually do. I knew my older niece and nephew wouldn't be coming. In September I had already told my extende... Read more
Thanksgiving Prep
Wednesday, November 25, 2020      3 comments

My daughter and I have started prepping for Thanksgiving tomorrow. The house is picked up so we have just to vacuum and deal with dishes tomorrow morning. Pies are baked. Turkey is thawed. Cranberry sauce is made. I have also figured out wh... Read more
Trail Run
Tuesday, November 24, 2020      6 comments

Yesterday my work computer for home arrived. I got to bring it home last night. This morning I started my day clearing off my personal computer (that doesn't really work) and setting up the work computer. I got everything connected just fine.... Read more
New Foods
Monday, November 23, 2020      10 comments

My daughter has a friend who is pretty picky about what she eats. A lot of what we eat she has never tried. My daughter and I both like to cook and mostly from scratch. We aren't much for meals from a box or jar. My daughter's friend has bee... Read more
Sunday, November 22, 2020      3 comments

In my blog yesterday I mentioned yoga. I do like yoga and how good I feel afterwards. I had found a fabulous instructor at one point. A friend and I would go regularly. She was great at encouraging you to not compete and go as far as your bo... Read more
Work/life Balance
Saturday, November 21, 2020      3 comments

I have been back to work for a month now. I am still trying to figure out a work/life balance. I thought I was doing well and then the time change hit. I am slowing working on getting it back. I really need to get back on my routines. Those... Read more
Flying Solo at Work
Wednesday, November 18, 2020      6 comments

I got to the point in my training I am able to answer the phones on my own. It does feel good to be running on my own now. I was only working in two phone queues that were easy to handle. This morning I said I would probably take on debit car... Read more
Dad's birthday
Saturday, November 14, 2020      6 comments

Today is my dad's birthday. With covid, it proves harder to celebrate together. On Wednesday when I was off, my daughter and I surprised my parents with a lunch for his birthday. I knew mom was taking him for breakfast and being he is diabeti... Read more
Messing Me Up
Thursday, November 12, 2020      6 comments

I tell ya, a day off messes me up. Last night it felt like Sunday evening. I kept wanting to put my garbage at the end of the driveway last night. I do this Sunday nights since my garbage man comes early and I don't want to be missed. It fel... Read more
Wednesday, November 11, 2020      5 comments

Boy have I gotten spoiled with my online shopping. It is so nice to sit at my table or on my couch to do my grocery shopping. The next morning I merely drive over, text them I am there, and they bring it out to my car. The only real work I ha... Read more
Ice Event
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      6 comments

We were to have a winter storm today. Instead some warm air came in making it rain. It poured today! If that rain had been snow, we would have gotten a fair amount of snow. One inch of rain equals 10 inches of snow. I am not sure on the amo... Read more
Numbers on the Rise
Monday, November 09, 2020      7 comments

Covid numbers are on the rise in my state. The hospitals have put the visitor limits back in place. A local elementary school is going full distance learning as of tomorrow. Another school is going to the hybrid model soon too. I expect the ... Read more
Falling Back
Saturday, November 07, 2020      8 comments

I must say this time change has been rough on me. One would think an extra hour of sleep would help me. Nope, my brain and body haven't adjusted. All week I have been very tired. Part of it may be that it is so dark shortly after I get home ... Read more

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