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Thankful Thursday
Thursday, April 08, 2021      10 comments

I am thankful for friends who zoom and play games online. I am thankful my cabinets are now level and I can unpack some more boxes. I am thankful my son and I and my mom and pop are in good health. I am thankful for the rain to gr... Read more
Happy Hump Day
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      8 comments

The cabinet is leveled, the shelves washed and put in, and a few pieces that had already been unpacked put into it. The kind man who did it was also able to help me level the large mahogany cupboard I have in the living room - it was leaning for... Read more
TWOsday, Tuesday
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      10 comments

I spun a two for three teams today, so it's TWOsday. Work also finally scheduled me to get my laptop replaced - the current one is still running Windows 7! That hasn't been supported for well over a year. The new one will, of course, be a Window... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, April 05, 2021      16 comments

Time to get back on the horse and start writing here again. I did not realize just how long it had been, but the last entry is a week before we moved and we moved two weeks ago tomorrow, so three weeks without writing here. The move itself ... Read more
Tuesday and one week until movers
Tuesday, March 16, 2021      13 comments

It snowed yesterday, but it was above freezing and will be warmer today, so it should be gone soon. But the snow did mean I didn't make a trip to the new house since it was heavy and near white-out conditions. Forecast says high of 43 today - th... Read more
Saturday 3/13/2021
Saturday, March 13, 2021      14 comments

I was worried about how far behind I am getting stuff over to the new house that I packed the car so full yesterday that there was no room to lay in the clock I had to pick up from the repair shop. With minimal re-arranging I was able to stand i... Read more
TGIF 3/12/2021
Friday, March 12, 2021      14 comments

I never realized just how bad traffic on I-90 in and out of Chicago gets in the late afternoon/early evening. We were less than 15 minutes late getting to the estate sale house to pick up the furniture we had purchased, but almost an hour late r... Read more
Thursday and already behind
Thursday, March 11, 2021      9 comments

I played catch-up reading blogs this morning and now I am behind where I usually am this time of day. Running late getting my SP done. I also need to run out later and pick up my son's meds from the pharmacy, but they won't be open until almost ... Read more
Happy Hump Day
Wednesday, March 10, 2021      10 comments

I went down and started emptying the storage room in the basement last night and looking around I am now worried about how much is still going to be unpacked when the movers get here. Two weeks from yesterday they will be here. We did not g... Read more
Tuesday and busy work day
Tuesday, March 09, 2021      9 comments

Well, I had a blog typed, then the computer restarted itself - I am getting really sick of it doing that to me unexpectedly. Weather channel says this will be the last nice day - rain moving in tonight into tomorrow, then on Thursday the te... Read more
Monday means back to work
Monday, March 08, 2021      6 comments

My friends were really surprised at how affordable estate sales can be. I make it a point to go on the last day of the sale unless I see something I really have to have and am willing to pay the probable price for it, On the last day, the organi... Read more
Sunday, Funday
Sunday, March 07, 2021      13 comments

I got a lot of packing done yesterday before I went for my fitting, then spent the evening with friends. I am taking them estate sale-ing today - they've never been. This is gonna be fun.... Read more
Saturday 3/6/2021
Saturday, March 06, 2021      10 comments

I have packed a lot of the kitchen, 2/3 of my son's clothes (i.e. his hamper full of dirty clothes) and a couple more boxes of books. I am going to take a break with a zoom meet-up with friends, then a fitting for the uniform I am having made, t... Read more
Friday -
Friday, March 05, 2021      12 comments

Still at the new house today and will go back to the old one after work so I can pack some more. I went with a friend to a dinner and presentation last night - they did spread out the diners and we took the farthest back corner table. The restau... Read more
Thursday Thanks
Thursday, March 04, 2021      14 comments

I am thankful for free boxes - especially paper and liquor boxes. I am thankful that last night was an online game night with friends. I am thankful my son and I and my mom and pop are all healthy. I am thankful for the warmer wea... Read more

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