It was after I woke up at 5:30 AM on Thursday and let Holly outside to do her business – that I felt the sharp pangs of withdrawal. Not the type of withdrawal associated with heroin or other drugs. My addiction is coffee. I usually have two large cups of coffee each morning, and that… Continue reading Under the Knife
On Sunday morning, I drove to a Covid 19 test facility to get tested for the virus. It is a pre-op requirement that had to be done before my surgery, scheduled for this Thursday. Although I have had several operations during my lifetime – the last was when I had my gall bladder removed in… Continue reading In Isolation
This morning, I was running errands around town. And at each store, when approaching the cashier, I offered the following comment: Looks like you pulled the short straw! And each time I mentioned it, I got a puzzled look in reply. It was as though the cashiers (male and female) didn’t understand what I meant.… Continue reading A Short Straw
Although I’m Canadian, I want to wish my large circle of friends in the United States, a very Happy Independence Day. Holly’s friend Colby, who’s a rescue dog from the States, sent this beautiful video of an assortment of fireworks. My favorite is the last one – what’s yours? (Thanks, Colby, Denise, and Al –… Continue reading Happy Independence Day
A ‘polymath’ is a person who is talented in many subjects. Another term is more commonly known as ‘Jack of all trades.’ However, the latter is not a gender-neutral term, so I think that there should also have a ‘Judy of all trades.’ A third term is the ‘Jack/Judy of all trades, master of none,’… Continue reading Are You a Polymath?
Have you ever put on a sweater, coat, or pair of pants that you hadn’t worn in a long time and found a twenty-dollar bill in the pocket? Or have you been thinking of someone you hadn’t seen in ages, and then suddenly, your phone rings and that person is on the line? ******* I… Continue reading Hidden In A Pocket
I wanted to share some wisdom about self-isolation and social distancing – as a Public Service Announcement