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The One Where Lauren Didn’t Get Scammed.

January 20, 2020

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The One Where Lauren Didn't Get Scammed.

Oh, those darned robot overlords. The Facebook algorithms know just what ads to dangle in front of me so I’ll click. Last fall I kept clicking on an ad for a steel tongue drum. Its meditative tones were so lovely and rhythmic…. plus, if I ordered soon, it was half off! I waited several days […]

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A birthday poem

January 19, 2020

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A birthday poem

On Jan’ary twenty, nineteen sev’nty,a baby boy was born.Time passed, eventu’ly – Now a half-cent’ry.It’s his birthday morn.Yes, this birthday fellow,the guy who likes LEGO,is now fifty years old.So have a great Monday,I hope it’s a fun dayAnd that conference is worth more than gold.(The St. John school teachers are going to a conference.)Happy 50th, […]

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I did a thing.

January 18, 2020

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I did a thing.

Lloyd and I attended a funeral today, despite the crazy icy streets. Afterward, we headed home and I did a thing. I only painted the ceiling, and I didn’t do a great job, but it is officially done. I wasn’t super-careful about keeping the walls clean because they are on deck next (after I buy […]

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Snow? Ice? Who knows.

January 16, 2020

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Tomorrow is supposed to be bad weather – snow and then ice. We might have a late start in the morning, but that doesn’t really matter to me. The CDC has adopted a late start policy, but I go in early to make sure everything is functioning. I wish it were already snowing so I […]

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Wally and the cups

January 15, 2020

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Wally and the cups

So, I believe that we’ve talked about Wally being a knucklehead, yes? He has several weird habits, but the noisiest of them is how he likes to play cups. No medicine dosing cup or small Tupperware cup is safe from his soccer skills. He bats it round and round the hardwood floor, occasionally picking it […]

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Snake Oil

January 14, 2020

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Snake Oil

I had the follow-up appointment for my dry eyes today. I got there in plenty of time, and even had a few minutes to run to the nearby grocery store for some dinner and fish oil. (More about that later.) I checked in on time and only had to wait around 15 minutes or so. […]

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