Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Treading water

With our state stalled in its Safe Start plan (no counties are being moved forward right now), things have just settled into this weird situation that I refuse to call “new normal”. The weather is gorgeous, and in any other … Continue reading

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Finding the good

I can barely keep up with what day of the week it is — and today I realized it is JUNE. The year is half gone, and it’s been fairly shitty so far. Today I’m having one of those “I … Continue reading

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Two steps back

Fed up with being out of shape, I joined a local gym a couple weeks ago. I’ve gone several times, trying to figure out what will work for me, hold my attention, and what my body can withstand. So far … Continue reading

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Taking pause

Tour de Fleece was a fun experiment in seeing how much I could spin if given the parameters within which to do so. I managed to spin at least a little on all but a couple days of the Tour; … Continue reading

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Just a bit of catch-up

ZIP ZIP ZIP That’s the sound of the days as they fly by. Sheesh. We pretty much have the house put back in order, random left-behinds that she actually wanted have been gathered up and shipped to the youngest fledgling, … Continue reading

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The struggle is real

Fall has hit the Pacific Northwest with a cold, wet slap. This is the thing that I maintain a love-hate relationship with up here – our summers have become relatively hot and definitely dry, and so that change over into … Continue reading

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How was your weekend?

My company’s biannual retreat was Friday at Suncadia Resort (near Cle Elum, WA), and so I just added an extra day to my stay and the Mr. drove out to meet me so we could make a weekend of it. … Continue reading

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I should get a stamp

File this under, “Things I write dozens of times each week”.

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Do you hear what I hear?

We have an old house, with old wood floors. The house makes a lot of noise. But sometimes, walking around, I can’t tell if the creaks and pops are from the house, or me. 

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It took us a minute

I was in a car accident a couple weeks ago, and picked up my car from the shop this morning. Along with the repair receipt, this was left in the car for us.  We had to actually read it to … Continue reading

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