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I think I Quit Adulting Now

I am tired and depressed and I have had enough. I scrubbed the stove top this past weekend. Even when I don’t actually use it, I end up cleaning it, or it didn’t get done. I had it shiny and … Continue reading

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Am I just getting old?

Today is beautifully clear. I should be getting the hedges trimmed, the lawn cut and trimmed, the bushes tamed….and I am having enough trouble finding the energy to get the laundry done. I did manage to get the breakfast dishes … Continue reading

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A Licence to ‘Adult’.

It used to be, by the time most of us managed to get a high school and/or college diploma, it was a fairly good bet we wouldn’t screw up being adults too badly. I have been seriously wondering what changed … Continue reading

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Commentary

So, to get away from the nightmare of the first week of the new President, the Kidling and I are watching the Miss Universe Pageant. (Shut it. I KNOW the Lunatic Orange has ties to it. I chose to ignore … Continue reading

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Is something in Retrograde today?

So, this morning started with a loud BAM! and the house shaking a bit. Need to wait on the evening news, maybe, to get a clue about THAT. I drop the Kidling off at school, and head up the hill … Continue reading

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Why do I try?

Last year, the Kidling was a Weeping Angel for the school haunted house. This year, she wanted to be Medusa. What in all the Seven Hells possessed me to agree to that? I don’t have the money for fancy costumes… … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Being a Cashier Is NOT Fun

Most of my regular customers are great people. They are our neighbors, the families of friends and co-workers, co-workers themselves. We chat, we debate, we laugh, and sometimes we cry together. Today….today, I had a pair of the RUDEST people. … Continue reading

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