Bad day, Deep thoughts, Wisdom

Thumper’s Golden Rule

 The other day (on the day of my watermelon explosion, to be precise), I decided that I was going to try to address an issue with someone about something that had been bothering me.  I thought (mistakenly) that just being direct about it might be better than stewing in silence. I thought (also mistakenly) that this person and I had…

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Bad day, Gratitude, Household, Meals, Random

A strange household disaster

 I ended up missing my blogging window yesterday morning, thanks to a watermelon. Yes, a watermelon ruined my morning yesterday. Hmph. I have a pretty bad habit of buying large fruit items that require chopping and then letting them sit on the counter for many days before actually getting up the gumption to spend 10 minutes slicing/dicing/chopping/storing it.  Usually this is…

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Bad day, Deep thoughts, Wisdom

Worry

Today is the day! The kids go back to school today. Crazy. Hard to believe that the last time they set foot in school for actual “school” purposes was Thursday, March 12th. We left for Mexico that afternoon and picked them up early from school. Who would have thought that they wouldn’t be going back until September 16?? They are excited to…

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Bad day, COVID, Kids, Work

Parenting Fatigue. TGIF.

Wish I were sitting back here this morning TGIF. Since I changed jobs a few years ago and generally feel much happier with my work/life balance and my job overall, I don’t typically dread the workweek or count down until it’s over. So I don’t really embrace the whole “TGIF” thing too much. But today, TGIF. This week has kinda…

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