100 Word Challenge: Face

I left my house today for the first time in a week. Other than venturing out for the mail or to water my plants, I’ve been Sheltering in Place. Today, I needed milk and tomatoes so with mask neatly covering my nose and mouth, Lysol wipes gripped in my fist and hand sanitizer in my […]

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Making a list

Thanksgiving is done and I am officially tired of leftovers. I finally started Christmas shopping but have only managed to buy two gifts and those were for my son to give to other people. (I have Amazon Prime so I can get a better deal for him, and yes, he is reimbursing me.) I have […]

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100 Word Challenge: Shop

The Mister and I went shopping over the weekend, our first foray into the holiday mania that is the Christmas Season. Up until then, we ticked off items on our wish lists piecemeal and mainly online. After only a few minutes in the hype and hordes, I remembered why I don’t like holiday gift shopping […]

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Takeout for Thanksgiving

homemade hamburger buns

It’s been one of those mind-numbingly boring weekends. Rain – and not just a miserable winter drizzle, but a torrential, thunder-n-lightning tempest – has kept me inside, and I need to go shopping for Thanksgiving dinner fixin’s. I have one lonely can of French-cut green beans, and not much else. No turkey or ham thawing in […]

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Back to school shopping

This past weekend was tax-free shopping in Florida. Typically the weekend when parents wait to purchase all their back-to-school supplies and clothes for their little academicians. Since neither of my kids are in a position to need No. 2 pencils or college rule paper, there was nothing I needed to stock-up on for the coming […]

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