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nano day 18

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Just had to double check what day of the month it is… Too many numbers floating around my brain right now! It is CHRISTMAS FAIR DAY! Which means I really should put on something other than pajamas, and get ready to go. Last sentence written: “Yes, you did.”

nano day 16

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

We’re on the downhill slide! (Hmm. That sounded less positive than I’d expected.) How about this: regardless of how many words are written or not written, in two weeks the month will be over. (No, still not very peppy.) Bypassing nanowrimo commentary altogether, here are three things I think are great today: 1. cozy slippers […]

yes I am

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

I went out for a walk at the state park this afternoon — I figured it was that or going to the movies to see Thor 3. Walking won by virtue of being 1) cheaper, 2) shorter, and 3) less likely to make me cry. And it was a lot of fun! Days are short […]

more Florida ADVENTURE notes

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

1. Pandora really doesn’t feel like the rest of Animal Kingdom. Then again, Dino-Land doesn’t either, really? Actually, it’s sort of an unusual mishmash of a park all over, so maybe Pandora fits right in! 2. Three people today told me they had no idea what Pandora was. (But there were commercials on tv! I […]

we have returned!

Monday, November 6th, 2017

We have returned from our FLORIDA ADVENTURE! Things I did this weekend: 1. Successfully applied sunscreen while moving through various queues and crowds! 2. Shook hands with Princess Shayla! (Okay, Ann Marie Crouch, but she was super gracious.) 3. Wore a wetsuit! (Somewhat successfully? Anyway, it was on and now it is off, so I […]

adventures with food

Monday, October 30th, 2017

There is nothing quite like planning to be away from the apartment for several days and trying to figure out what to do with all the perishable food, while still planning meals that I’ll actually *want* to eat. In related news, the summer CSA has come to an end, which means after this week I […]

Dear Holiday Planners

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Having a holiday on the LAST day of the month is Not Helpful. Especially one that is decoration-intensive. I almost started taking down the Halloween decorations yesterday — it’s not uncommon that I’ll try to do some of the month switchover things in the last weekend, especially when the actually end of the month falls […]

caturday notes

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

1. 5K day! My phone says it is currently 36F degrees, with 100% humidity. It is not actually predicted to rain today. To be fair, I have not confirmed these weather conditions by actually looking outside. My curtains are currently firmly in place, because A) sunrise isn’t for another half hour or so, and this […]

trick or treat

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

This will be the first year I’ll actually be present in my apartment during trick or treat since I moved here. (First two years it was a week night, and I was working second shift. Last year it was a Saturday, so I was at home!home, probably watching Dancing with the Stars.) I don’t *think* […]


Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Last night I was doing some reading about the Animal Kingdom Pandora ride “Flights of Passage.” Other than the fact that most people really liked it, there seems to be an enormous amount of confusion about what actually physically happens on the ride. From various reviews and discussion boards: *Only side to side movement, everything […]