Category Archives: Personal

So much for my furry alarm clock

So, my sunshine alarm goes off at 7, my phone alarm at 7:05. The sunshine alarm just lights up the room and plays some bird sounds and doesn’t really wake me up, but sorta gets my brain ready for the … Continue reading

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So, I think there might be some stress leaving my body…

So, last two days, I have been absolutely *knackered* – not the kind of fatigue when you’re sick or don’t feel good, but more like running a freakin’ marathon and finally being able to sit your ass down. And my … Continue reading

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Totally discombobulated

And it’s all my little brother’s fault, LOL. Got up, came downstairs and he’s already up hanging with Lily and I joked “OK, since you’re already up and finally have the Starbucks app on your phone*, you’re getting the weekend … Continue reading

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Well, it’s been a ridiculously productive Saturday

At least by my standards, LOL. Up before the crack of noon, Starbucks acquired, a good hour plus spent going through the Virginia Legislative Info System to see what’s in the hopper for this session and annoy my delegate accordingly. … Continue reading

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So, how are you sleeping these days?

I’m getting my usual quantity – but the quality is kinda shit. Weird, weird dreams – I can’t remember the specifics of them now, but they were definitely related to the current news cycle. Things I have recently learned: Congress … Continue reading

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Sure, let’s just work today

That’s going to be perfectly fine and normal. Much like my brain deciding to use sleep time to go through my mental rolodex of contacts trying to figure out who may have gone to the Capitol on Wednesday. Totally normal. … Continue reading

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One down, one to go

Congrats to Reverend Senator Elect Warnock! Heard on the radio we know about Ossoff/Perdue by noon today – and that one is going probably going to end up in recount territory. Gawd, I hope Ossoff wins, because McConnell will be … Continue reading

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I figured out one thing

Just one thing, but it is part of what is bothering me a bit about this trip. I’m not writing. Usually, the change of scenery and ocean air results in hours of writing while I’m down here. Sure, it’s stuff … Continue reading

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We’re at the halfway point of vacation

And while I’m fairly relaxed and enjoying doing quite a lot of nothing, I still can’t really disconnect – keep thinking about the work waiting for me when I get back, and there is going to be a lot of … Continue reading

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Unplugging – how do folks do it?

It would certainly seem that I can’t. While I find that while I am quite relaxed here on vacation, I can’t really “unplug” so to speak. I can’t help but think part of it is this 100MPH 24/7 news cycle … Continue reading

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