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Forced to Telework
Thursday, March 19, 2020      8 comments

So the government agency that I work for told us yesterday that because of the continued outbreak of Covid-19, we would be teleworking until further notice. I don't mind working from home, but when it comes to connecting to the Internet, it ca... Read more
The Selfishness of People
Saturday, March 14, 2020      12 comments

I know people are worrying about the Coronavirus but why go into the stores and load up your shopping cart full of toilet paper and paper towels as if nobody else wanted any. It appears that the Walmart stores all over the U.S. doesn’t have any... Read more
Women History Month
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      3 comments

March is Women History Month. We celebrate Women History Month at work every year. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the Unit... Read more
Do You Like Oatmeal
Monday, March 09, 2020      9 comments

I don't usually like cooked oatmeal because of the way it looks. I have found a way to enjoy uncooked oatmeal that is quite delicious. I take 1/2 cup uncooked oats, 1/2 cup greek yogurt plain or vanilla, 1/4 cup almond milk, 1/4 cup frozen or... Read more
Picked up Leaves
Saturday, March 07, 2020      3 comments

So, I got a good workout today. I picked up ten piles of leaves from my backyard. It was hard work but it was worth it. I had a total of 12 lawn bags.... Read more
Celebrate Your Name Day – March 1-7, 2020
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      6 comments

Did you know there is a holiday that is associated with March? It is called the International Celebrate Your Name Day, CYND is celebrated the first complete week in March. Have you ever thought who you would be if you didn’t have a name? Your... Read more
Iced Tea
Friday, February 21, 2020      4 comments

I tried this new tea today called Teavana Crafted Ice Tea. It is a tea with creative blends of bright botanicals, real fruit flavors and premium teas. It comes in lots of different flavor mixtures. The flavor I’m drinking right now is Pineapp... Read more
Rotary Telephones, Landlines, Phone Booths
Sunday, February 16, 2020      8 comments

Can you recall having a rotary phone and a landline or ever stopping on the side of the road to us the phone booth to make a phone call. With the onset of cell phones, all of these nostalgic items are just part of history. Although Bell d... Read more
A Blast from the Past
Monday, February 10, 2020      6 comments

How many of you remember jiffy pop popcorn? This popcorn came with its own self-contained popping pan. When I was a little girl, I used to love to... Read more
Dental Checkup
Monday, February 03, 2020      2 comments

So I had to leave work today for a dental appointment. Nothing serious, just a regular cleaning. Doctor said I had done a great job on flossing and brushing. The hygienist didn't have to do much scraping to remove the little plague that I had... Read more
Happiness is......
Thursday, January 30, 2020      1 comments

That all-expense paid spa treatment That new outfit you bought but couldn’t afford That cruise you were surprised with Not being concerned with others Smiling when you feel like crying When your child hug and kiss you for no reason K... Read more
Chinese Zodiac “Year of the Snake”.
Monday, January 27, 2020      1 comments

I don't really believe any of this, but thought it would make interesting reading. Snakes have a deep and complex mind, but if they love, they love with their entire heart. Snakes are humorous and sophisticated. They don’t like small talk ... Read more
Cost of Living In 1953
Sunday, January 26, 2020      4 comments

I was born in 1953 and here is a list of how much things cost in 1953, Yearly Inflation Rate USA 0.82% Average Cost of new house $9.550.00 Average wages per year $4,000.00 Teachers average salary was $4,254 Pound of round steak was... Read more
Popcorn - Favorite Snack
Saturday, January 25, 2020      8 comments

When I was a little girl, I used to visit my grand-parents in the country every summer. That is where I learned to love popcorn. My grand-father used to grow fields of popcorn. When you pop popcorn a series of things takes place, first, the s... Read more
National Measure Your Feet Day
Friday, January 24, 2020      7 comments

January 23 is “National Measure Your Feet Day” which is a strange having a day dedicated to your feet. This day was created as an opportunity for yo... Read more

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