800. Eight-freaking-hundred. (CW pandemic, death, loss of a parent) ….. We’ve been struggling with this nightmare of a disease for so long that I’ve been taking significant precautions for 800 days. Aside from two dining events, in the two weeks after we were considered fully vaccinated, and one dr’s appointment, we’ve been avoiding events andContinue reading “800 Days”
I honestly don’t know what I was imagining this year would hold by the end of 2020.
I’m not gonna talk about Russia’s new 5k, or Lysol having to issue a disclaimer about something the President of the United States said during a press conference*. This post is a wee summary of a personal good and personal bad on the same day. First, I have been struggling to get an update toContinue reading “Day 43, with Anniversary and Work-based Failure”
This is Sammi. Because of this lanky galoot, I have found myself saying some things I never expected: “Stop eating the rocks!” “Don’t chew on the floor!” “Quit swallowing the string!” Not the smartest dog in the world, but means well. Sort of. 😳🙄
Though, uh, not THIS week, ffs. Our block is enduring some massive construction to fix some pipes, and the streets are torn up and our road is closed. But that’s not the really rough part. The rough part is that things keep going wrong. Monday – We had a marvelous TRUCK parked right outside ourContinue reading “Happy September”
Lin-Manuel Miranda was right. 44.5 IS going straight to hell. He’s the real catastrophe. Between that awful, evil statement about Puerto Rico today and this article on Vox, I might explode from rage. And I don’t even have any relatives there – just an ex-coworker from there. I can’t imagine what folks who have family/friendsContinue reading ““A Real Catastrophe””
I know most people who read me are not supporters of 44.5, so yeah analogies of choir and bubble and WTFever here. But I am SO annoyed at the whole “NFL players should be fired if they don’t stand for the Pledge” BS. Where the fuck is your “both sides” bullshit rhetoric now? You wantContinue reading “Oh FFS”
It’s the time of year when sorrows overflow. Hurricane season is beating up the coasts, from the Caribbean and the US southeast to South Asia on up to freaking Nepal. Brutal forest fires line the whole West Coast of America. Rohingya refugees flee from Myanmar to flood-wracked Bangladesh. Earthquakes in Mexico. We’re fighting real NazisContinue reading “So Much Going On In the World”