Life, Misc.

Dark morning! New week.

It’s so dark out this morning!!! 🙁 We had Daylight Savings time on Saturday night here in the U.S., as many of you know, so it is now darker later in the morning but light out until later in the evening. I may be in the minority that actually prefers the light in the morning…at least in the spring/summer, I…

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Holidays, Life

Birthday surprise

I’ve mentioned before that my husband is notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. He doesn’t really have any big hobbies that require “gear” or “equipment” (no golf balls or tees to buy….doesn’t really like to read….is pretty minimalistic about many things like coffee mugs, etc…..). He is also rather picky about his clothing and likes them to “feel” a certain…

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Holidays, Life

Yay weekend

Oh my goodness, I am so exhausted!!! Well, I’m feeling a little more human after sleeping for 8 1/2 hours last night (significantly more than my usual amount of sleep….). I was just sitting here catching up and updating my planner a bit after a hectic last couple of days, and I can kind of see why I’m tired. Especially…

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Life

My husband is “over the hill”! ;)

Hahaha! I say this jokingly, because I’ve talked with a few people lately about that silly old phrase. “Over the hill”. I remember that being a big thing when my parents turned 40- everyone celebrated 40th birthdays with black decorations and lots of references to now having crossed some invisible threshold at the top of the “hill”….now apparently heading down…..to…??…

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Life, Productivity

The enemy of time blocking

You know what I think is the worst thing for people who like (or need) to plan their time?? The service call. When the plumber/ electrician/ cable guy/ person with tools tells you they will show up at your house “between 12-5” or, in my case yesterday, “sometime before 3, but they’ll call 20 minutes before to let you know…

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