Who’s Going to Blink First?

I'm here! I got to enjoy about 6 weeks of being able to go to restaurants and got used to leaving my mask behind. A short weekend getaway, and a trip to visit some family. And then it all came to a screeching halt. So here we are, once again, watching the COVID train careen … Continue reading Who’s Going to Blink First?

Amazon Reviews – More than I Bargained for

So in a moment of madness, I agreed to moving my office to the loft and turning the 4th bedroom into, well, a bedroom. Because I guess people might actually want to come visit, now that life is sort of getting back to normal. We've literally never had guests since we moved in, because COVID … Continue reading Amazon Reviews – More than I Bargained for

Unemployment… AKA, Why Does the Governor Hate People?

So there have been several local stories about staffing shortages, particularly for restaurants. This area relies on tourism and in particular, restaurants. And now some people have decided, without any evidence, that unemployment payments are the reason restaurants can't hire enough staff. To hear that tale, the enhanced unemployment payments are making people choose not … Continue reading Unemployment… AKA, Why Does the Governor Hate People?

One Year

It's been one year. One year since I was trying to navigate a horrible website design for unemployment. One year since three of us started staying home all the time. The 4th person had to work in-person. One year since we realized how lucky we were to have just gotten moved into the house, where … Continue reading One Year

Personal Experience: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

I don't venture outside of my preferred genre that often. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, by Kim Michele Richardson, is not in that genre. It's sort of literature, historical fiction, with a little romance all rolled into one, maybe? It was a book club book, and I wasn't really looking forward to it because … Continue reading Personal Experience: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek