Category Archives: Personal

Quarantine Diaries – Week 13

So. I didn’t plan to be writing this week. I said I was going to start grouping these into several weeks at a time. We were doing relatively well here, though the spike in numbers during Week 12 was alarming … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Favorite Photos of May

Last month, I lamented how difficult it was to get a good spread of photos while in quarantine. I entered May determined to see more. Consequently, I had a lot more photos to sift through to choose my favorite dozen, … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 12

It was a tough week, not as much for me personally as it was for others because I have the privilege of pale skin, but as a whole in our country. This is only compounded by the potential threat of … Continue reading

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May 2020 in Review

As my long-time followers will already know, May is always a tough month for me between the weather getting insanely hot and my personal PTSD issues. It was particularly tough this month as quarantine stretched into its third month, with … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Hail the Graduate

Fun little family history: My mom was born in 1957, and she graduated high school in 1975. I was born in 1979, and graduated high school in 1997. My middle son, Ambrose, was born in 2002, and he’s graduating in … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 11

It has been a whirlwind week, with the end of school, Morrigan applying for summer jobs (in this environment – eek), lots of virtual parties, and tons of insane weather. Summer is here, whether we like it or not (not, … Continue reading

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Summer Break Quarantine Goals

I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t take any excuse to make goals, would I? Ha! Well, the boys are out for the summer, even though officially the school year doesn’t end until Thursday afternoon. Their AP tests are done, … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 10

I’m changing around the format of this as we’ve passed the two-month mark under quarantine and less is changing on a day-by-day basis. It’s still important to me to track all this, especially as the state government forces us all … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 9

This week, I began to focus on what life will be like moving forward in a pandemic, which I’ll discuss a bit more on Sunday. It reminds me of when I first began to KonMari my house in 2015 – … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Mother’s Day Weekend

Since Jason and the boys play D&D on Sundays, we decided to celebrate Mother’s Day a day early. Normally, we just do dinner out for Mother’s Day, but obviously that wasn’t happening during quarantine. So Jason asked me what I … Continue reading

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