Tag Archives: Pleasant Things

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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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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Battling the news of the day…

With more tacos, beer, good dogs, and some retail therapy. No beach today, it’s 94 and feels like 116 and there is thunder in the distance, so porch time it is for the afternoon. Tip Jar

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So I did get myself down to the beach yesterday

And it was lovely as always. Didn’t hurt that the water was not freezing and the DUKN7 buoy says we’re looking at 78 degree water again today. Made some new friends at the coffee shop: The turtles on this end … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach

I swear, nothing makes it more apparent that I’ve turned into my parents than the annual trip to the beach. While I love the ocean, actually sitting on the beach is pretty much last for all I am excited about. … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Chownings Tavern

Yes, this one gets it’s own post.  My second day in Williamsburg I headed to Chownings Tavern for dinner and had a terrific time.  Flight of ale – check.  Welsh Rarebit – check.  Salty Virginia Ham on top?  Check.  Enough … Continue reading

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