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Rumble and Rain
Monday, August 10, 2020      4 comments

Good ol' Mother Nature was my alarm clock this morning. Why did she have to be so early? I remember dreaming and having the thunder in my dream. Took a bit to realize, nope, the thunder is in real life. It got nice and loud too. I rolled ov... Read more
New Front Door
Sunday, August 09, 2020      4 comments

When you are an adult, little things get you excited. My front door frame was rotting so I had to replace it. Thankfully I know someone who would do it for me and charge me less than the normal. He does construction do doing it as a side proj... Read more
48 Years
Saturday, August 08, 2020      4 comments

48 years ago today my brother entered the world. He the first of 2 children for my parents. Before my mom got pregnant with him, she joked with "Santa" she wanted a baby and a house in the next year. Well, she got both. Mom said he hurried a... Read more
Carpet Cleaning
Friday, August 07, 2020      5 comments

Today and tomorrow are carpet cleaning days. I must say I am not a fan of this. I am short and the machine I use isn't exactly set up for a short person to use. The downstairs could use it. I have cleaned my son's room completely of everyth... Read more
Good Friends
Thursday, August 06, 2020      4 comments

All friends are typically a blessing. I am one to have a few close friends and the rest are acquaintances. In my circle, there are 3 of us who are very close. We met in college and even lived together for a short time. For 3 young women, tha... Read more
4 Days and no pop
Wednesday, August 05, 2020      6 comments

On Aug. 1st I decided to go cold turkey with no pop. I am shooting for the whole month for now. I must say I have noticed a difference already. I have been sleeping better the last few nights. I always drank my pop during lunch so hopefully ... Read more
Eat the Frog
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      9 comments

There is a saying something along the lines of "eat the frog for breakfast". The meaning behind it is to get the most unpleasant thing for the day done right away. The frog for me today is my son's bathroom. I hate cleaning bathrooms in gener... Read more
Windows Open
Monday, August 03, 2020      6 comments

Yesterday it was beautiful out! I turned off the ac and opened the windows. I strongly feel the fresh air helps one sleep. I know the dogs love to lay on the couches or sit and the windows and watch the world. The temps went pretty low for A... Read more
14 years ago
Sunday, August 02, 2020      3 comments

14 years ago I got a call I will not forget. My best friend's sister called to let me know my best friend's husband had suffered a fatal hear attack. He was 3 weeks away from turning 40 and they had only been married 7 months. They were out g... Read more
The 1st Cut is the Deepest
Saturday, August 01, 2020      6 comments

August brings a new month for me. It also brings new challenges for my family. Without telling me, my son bought a house and moved out yesterday. My son and I have always had a good and open relationship. Both my kids have always been able t... Read more
Christmas Music
Friday, July 31, 2020      2 comments

The radio station I listen to does a 3 song show down every Friday. The DJ's pick a theme and have to pick 3 songs that fit the theme. They play snippets of the songs and "battle" to see who had the best set of songs. The listeners then text ... Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2020      3 comments

Mowed the lawn today (along with a lot of other chores). I took it a bit slower since it was really nice out. My trimmer died on me. Something told me last week to charge the battery (I only have one). I didn't listen. Oops. After mowing, ... Read more
No Motivation
Wednesday, July 29, 2020      3 comments

Appears my motivation is still laying in bed this morning. I am trying to figure out how to get it would of bed. I have a fair amount of stuff to get done today. I need to vacuum today since the pup has been very busy shedding. I will do my ... Read more
American Girls
Tuesday, July 28, 2020      4 comments

As I work on decluttering, I realize my house will get worse before it gets better. All the American Girl stuff has been cleaned, brushed, had a picture taken, and posted for sale. All this work has paid off already. Within in 12 hours of pos... Read more
Job Hunting
Monday, July 27, 2020      4 comments

I hate job hunting. Unfortunately Covid-19 cost me my job. To think I worked for a large medical facility too. I worked in records. The cut of non-essential procedures and appointments hit my employer big time. Since I was on contract and n... Read more

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