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It’s Madam Secretary’s fault.

January 22, 2021

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I’ve been binging Madam Secretary for a few weeks. I watch it while I eat and right on through the night, often falling asleep on the sofa while it plays. That’s one reason I’m not making posts, but the other is that there just doesn’t seem to be much to talk about. Work is work. […]

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Unflavored

January 20, 2021

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Unflavored

I begin my morning with a hot shower and a large mug of strong coffee. Lately, I’ve been rather proud of myself that that is usually the only caffeine I have for the day. I have even begun my morning at school with a glass of ice water. Now, I don’t finish it before the […]

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Happy Birthday, Sam!

January 20, 2021

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I forgot to make a post last night, so this is it. Have a good one, Sam.

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Not a seamstress

January 18, 2021

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Not a seamstress

My regular coat has a rip. As you know, it is tough for me to get rid of coats, and I wanted to fix it. I love watching those videos where someone repairs a hole by turning it into a flower or a leaf or whatever, or doing sashiko, a Japanese technique that is pretty […]

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Cost per night: $2000

January 18, 2021

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I slept in the shed Friday night. I had planned it earlier in the week and had my heart set on it. (I needed to test my incomplete insulation job.) However, we had a blizzard on Friday – a good old, rip-roaring’ blizzard. It wasn’t a lot of snow, but it was a LOT of […]

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Let’s just say it.

January 13, 2021

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Let’s just say it.

Instant potatoes are the bomb. More than one night they have saved dinner. A dollar for a pack and totally worth it! (Ha! If you read this before I fixed all the typos in that very short story, please laugh and call somebody to help me. I was stuffing my face as I typed on […]

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