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Walking my neighborhood. Flower edition.
Monday, April 06, 2020      17 comments

It seems just yesterday I had mentioned I wasn't feeling so "Sparky" and had not blogged much. Now you're stuck with me daily! Against doctors advice, I HAVE to walk to get some cardio. I think perhaps I will see a knee replacement sooner tha... Read more
Rainbows are appearing in windows
Sunday, April 05, 2020      14 comments

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us - in the dreariest and most dreaded moments - can see a possibility of hope. Maya Angelou I've been seeing rainbows lovingly drawn by neighborhood children posted in windows. They make... Read more
Falling back on old skills. Chemistry and Biology.
Saturday, April 04, 2020      13 comments

Today I'm making whole wheat bread. I used my packages of frozen milk and frozen eggs (my COVID hoard) Watch the yeast bubble while it proofs in warm H2O and C12H22O11(sugar) Knead by hand for about ten minutes then lovingly watch it repli... Read more
Just take those old records off the shelf
Friday, April 03, 2020      14 comments

Thanks Bob Seger. emoticon Good idea. What did you listen to in 1979? 1995 or gulp, 1963? Listen to... Read more
Bonus blog: How to and not to shop. Long but I hope you read my observation.
Thursday, April 02, 2020      25 comments

I was so disheartened from my 6 ft distance of the person at the self-serve register in front of me. Here is NOT how to shop. Pardon the description of the very nice well-intentioned lady. She had the big hood of her coat pulled over her he... Read more
I'm temporarily bored.
Thursday, April 02, 2020      13 comments

What to do when I've run out of ideas. The house is clean and the food is prepared. Tired of TV. I tried to find TP and hand sanitizer at a local out-of-the-way store this morning. I was the only customer! No luck but I bought a coloring bo... Read more
Happy April 1st
Wednesday, April 01, 2020      14 comments

The sun is shining today although it's very chilly and I'm going to take several walks today. I plan on smiling and waving to everyone I see. ... Read more
Good Morning World.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      15 comments

Wow, the 31st of March? I set my alarm for 5:15 and woke up at 5:14. Back to being me! emoticon I was at... Read more
Seeing myself
Monday, March 30, 2020      14 comments

Not in a mirror. The man across the room, the one who was down to 120 pounds when ill a few years ago, is mirroring my habits! His weight now rivals mine. Unfortunately for him it's presented in a typical "man belly". In a cruel twist... Read more
Nature gifted newly sprouted herbs.
Sunday, March 29, 2020      11 comments

I love gifts and this one is great. I plant cilantro every year and let it go to seed while trimming the good leaves. The seeds fall where they may and every spring I get surprise plants. This year it's early but it's growing everywhere in my ... Read more
Because it isn't raining rain, you know, it's raining violets!
Saturday, March 28, 2020      12 comments

And when you see clouds upon the hills You soon will see crowds of daffodils. (April-like March showers here today) Around 1990 my brother ... Read more
Social distancing in the Garden State
Friday, March 27, 2020      11 comments

According to statistics we have the second highest amount of cases of COVID-19 today. That's scary but we are an extremely densely populated state. Locals in one area will tell you we are simply a suburb of New York City. Locals in another a... Read more
DD1 update. No COVID, only sick as a dog!
Thursday, March 26, 2020      12 comments

Who would think it would be good news to be told you are only horribly ill and your test is negative? emoticon ... Read more
A play on a song.
Thursday, March 26, 2020      11 comments

It's sunny today which makes everything feel better. It's also making the forsythia bloom like never before and my roses are filing out waaaay too quickly thus my change on the song title to Sunshine, Lollipops and Roses! My nose is clogged and ... Read more
"Through the Looking-Glass" or Looking through the glass! Life in the "zone".
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      13 comments

"The phrase implies unpredictability and strange happenings." (aliceinwonderlandfandom.com) DD1 could not get testing done but it's obvious she's gotten "it". She was warned to hibernate (was in high contact zone) and a week later, there y... Read more

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