“Hindsight is 2020”

..let that sink in a minute. Are you far enough removed from the year 2020 that you can look back and see some truths with 2020 vision yet? If you’re not ready, I get it. Some of us experienced exceedingly more trauma than others as we forged our way through the quicksand of Covid. Some…

Mask Wearing – 101

It’s been a year of Covid. I thought I had figured out all the dos and don’t, ins and outs..but I guess there’s always more to learn. Yesterday we were visiting my mom and I decided to sneak a cookie. I quickly lowered my mask to my chin each time I took a bite of…

30 Minutes..

I had seen her before and said “hello” but clearly that wasn’t going to be enough this time around. “What’s your dog’s name?” she asked with a big, happy smile, “Can I pet it?” “Her name is Daisy” I responded, “sure you can pet her, but I’m going to stay back a bit so we…

How many e-mails are in your in-box?

It struck me (once again) as I searched for my missing wedding ring last week, that I am surrounded by clutter.. clutter being anything I am not using or don’t need. Every drawer I open, every closet, the pantry, the console in my car… there’s just extra stuff everywhere that’s unnecessary. Trust me when I…

“So let’s dance.. the last dance..”

This is like a weird countdown happening. As the days move on, we keep getting closer to the one year anniversary of Covid officially shutting down our lives.. I can’t put my finger on the exact day when it happened, but I know we are getting close. Last year for Valentines, my mom invited my…

My perfect kitchen..

..is no more. That was my thought as I leaned against the wall staring at the mysterious dent in my shiny, 18 month old, stainless steel refrigerator. I’d just concluded an exhaustive investigation into the matter, the prime suspect (my husband) maintaining his innocence under hours of relentless questioning. “Yes” he admitted, he’d snapped a…