I have been childless, but not dogless, since Friday.Continue reading “When the writing sabbatical merges with family time”
This morning we had a 15 minute virtual appointment with my daughter’s teacher to discuss the progress report that came home on Tuesday.Continue reading “Zooming with the teacher”
Disclaimer: This is a rant about covid. If you live in an American State or some nation that is open for business as usual, please don’t comment here with a political agenda. You can comment if you want, but think twice before you hit publish if you’re going to tell me how you had a steak dinner in a restaurant or went to a party at some club or how all your stores are not going out of business because they are all open and functioning as normal. I don’t give a flying
fuck crap which way you lean in terms of your political orientation or covid and I don’t want to engage, or have my readers engage, in a political pissing contest on my platform. Please and thank you. I’m just ranting here to get the unfairness of all this crap out of my system. #SorryNotSorry
My email exploded. There’s a bunch of messages coming through from the hockey manager. My teenager, who is 15, has played competitive hockey since the age of 4. This is probably his third last year of playing competitive – after he graduates from grade 12 (he’s in grade 10) he will probably be done. Unfortunately, this year has been nothing short of a clusterfuck.
For obvious reasons.
But here’s the thing.Continue reading “Detouring with a little rant”
I’m currently obsessed with this chocolate bar.
I ate what was left of it today after I returned into the bedroom to have some decompression time. Because all day today was go go go…Continue reading “On the eve before Friday the 13th 2020-style”
I used to like this lamp.
I selected it, bought it at HomeSense or some such store during the renovations a bunch of years ago.
A friend who knows how to install electric things without electrocuting himself or others installed it.
It hangs over the dining table.
I now hate this lamp.Continue reading “An ordinary day when nothing happened”
Today I went to the post office inside a drug store. They have a counter at the back and handle the mail from there.
When I was done, I wandered slowly back to my car which I parked on a residential street.
I didn’t want to go home.
I’m trying to write and failing. I’m distracted and a bit pissed off. SorryNotSorry. (No particular reason, just moody. Sue me.)Continue reading “Moody on the way to less moody”
Actually, I don’t know how this is gonna go – covid and 6 months of cool/cold/frigid weather keeping us mostly indoors – I’m already losing it and it’s still only October… 🙄😭 Continue reading “Missing: my free morning”
Cold and rain, that’s how the week is starting here in Toronto.
I know the snow is not far off. As *some people* in certain States keep mentioning… 🙃
What this means for me is this: Continue reading “Another step in forward propulsion”
Tucker the mischievous puppy is going to learn how to sleep over at grandma’s house tonight.