Author Archives: Mad Annie, Bronwyn, Ann

About Mad Annie, Bronwyn, Ann

I am a wife.mother, writer, cashier (hey, it helps pay the bills), Pagan who sometimes thinks too much. A jackie of all trades and mistress of none

Getting Old

I thought the deal was, as long as you keep moving at a decent pace, you could keep ahead of the depreciations of age. I’m exhausted and over-heated, and it isn’t even ten am yet! And all I”ve done was … Continue reading

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The Start of My Summer ‘Normal’

No more snow or ice. Which means it’s time to deal with the lawn and the hedge and the flowers. So, today (So far… it isn’t 10 am yet) has pretty much started my “Normal” Summer Routine. The castle has … Continue reading

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I’m Tired,Boss

A little over a year ~ 14 months. You would think that people would have gotten the message by now. It seems quite a few of those don’t. Wilful ignorance; massive selfishness; out-right stupidity. We are still hearing complaints about … Continue reading

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Dangerous Year

It’s been a strange, strained, and dangerous year. You wouldn’t think working in a grocery store would be dangerous. Strange on occasion, yes. Definitely stressful, but not really dangerous. This past year was not like anything I have ever dealt … Continue reading

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A “WTF” Morning

On Sundays, I work from 6am to 10 or 11am. I usually enjoy it. There are usually three of us in at that time: two cashiers and a supervisor. The Night Cashier is usually still there, and makes sure the … Continue reading

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Second Dose

So, yesterday morning, I got my second dose of the Moderna Covid19 vaxxine. I barely felt the jab itself… (Thank you, Melissa!) It was itchy for about five minutes. Later that afternoon, the injection site was sore, and I had … Continue reading

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Possible Clue

So, I read an article in FIRST about the effects of vitamin C on weight loss. Seems vitamin C is a fat buster. It got me thinking, and I looked back at the periods in my life when I actually … Continue reading

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Learning the Hard Way

Figured something out today I should have known. Once you start to wean your body off foods you KNOW aren’t good for it, don’t ever go back! I can do a burger and fries at Red Robin, Applebees, and Johnny … Continue reading

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The First WInter Storm of the Season

I’m too old, out of shape, and broken for this anymore. AT 3:30 this morning, I looked at the fact they hadn’t started plowing, and I could barely see my car.. so I called the store and told them there … Continue reading

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Christmas 2020 … a rant

I didn’t want a tree this year. I’ve been telling my mother since October I didn’t plan to put up a Christmas tree this year. For the first time in 21 years, my daughter won’t be with me for the … Continue reading

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