Tag Archives: Pleasant Things

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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Dear Russian folks

Sorry you’re going to be treated as guinea pigs in the vaccine race. I mean, shit, maybe it will work and not hurt folks and all will be OK – but I wouldn’t feel the slightest bit comfortable getting that … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Nothing like spending 90% of daylight hours outside for a week in near perfect weather and then coming home to an oven. I’ve tried to go outside more than a few times this weekend and I last about 5 minutes … Continue reading

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Another vacation comes to an end

And despite my brain being an ass (and forgetting to post this last week), it’s was pretty darn good. Already counting down til next year. A mere 345 days. – Great weather, if a little hot. – Quite a lot … Continue reading

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