Category Archives: Pleasant Things

I SAW PIKACHU!!

So, the local grocery store is in a tiny mall with a handful of other shops, one of which is a comic shop. And today, I walked in the lobby and they were having a whole ass comicon! A tiny … Continue reading

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So far, so good.

The last ~36 hours: Eat, eat, sleep, coffee shop, read, read, read with some adult beverages and watch the turtle pond, nap, snack, eat, sleep, coffee shop, watch the turtle pond. My more recent ancestors probably think I’m a lazy … Continue reading

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Made it to the happy place

Lily was very good on the 45 minute drive to the kennel, only hollered a couple times. I think the new car threw her off her yelling game Timed everything out to try to get here by 3, made it … Continue reading

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And now, a note for Biden voters

THANK YOU. Especially those in red states – it must have felt futile, but THANK YOU. To every volunteer, organizer, phone banker (sorry I never answered), text banker, lit dropper, and canvasser who got out the vote: THANK YOU. To … Continue reading

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And ANOTHER nice thing!

I had breakfast from my diner this morning!!!!! Please note – *from*, not *at*. My local diner has always done carryout, but they have done a bang up job of pivoting to pretty much all carryout. They added online ordering, … Continue reading

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That was so nice!!

We had about 50 kids show up, all being smart, all little groups of 2-3 kids, and it did my heart so much good to see them having fun and doing something relatively normal. They’ve been through a lot this … Continue reading

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Well, something nice happened.

Our company has made election day a holiday! Not some “if you haven’t already voted, you can take the day” bullshit, but a full on “office is closed, moose out front shoulda told you” holiday. Another nice thing – just … Continue reading

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OK, that was fun

Other than the grocery/drug store, I’ve legit not been in any other kind of retail shop since mid-March. So, the 13 minutes* I spent in the Hallmark store was…kinda awesome. And I may have greatly lacked in impulse control. Hats … Continue reading

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It’s not even 9:30

And I am up, snagged Starbucks and been to the market. Go me, who is apparently actually 68 years old. At the market, I saw a little girl with a great purple mask with little stars on it, and I … Continue reading

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PPE, but FASHION!

Because I have no impulse control, over the past few months, I’ve acquired quite the collection of masks from Vera Bradley and now I pretty much can match a mask to any t-shirt I own. Granted, most of my t-shirts … Continue reading

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