I have taken some time off from Sweary Obligations since Easter. Sorry about that. I’m in a career wherein I can work from home, and this is week 10 of that. I mean, it’s nice that I’m not missing any paychecks, and I’m not at risk, here in the Sweary Command Center, with my son […]
Sometimes, the words “Please help me” don’t sound quite like that.
It’s OK to say no. But it’s not OK to put the wheels of something into action, and then say you didn’t have a role in it.
It’s Live From Fast and Abstinance Friday! I know, a salad seems like a bit of a side-step on a *recipe*. Especially a chopped salad (Method: Chop things, pour on some dressing, done). But this has been a week. Gentleman Associate and I are now both working from home (for which I am very, very […]
Happy Sunday, friends! This isn’t a Lent reflection because technically, Sundays don’t count as Lent. I don’t know… I don’t make the rules. Still, I feel like it’s good to check in with all y’all, so I’mma do a Sunday post anyway. Several years ago, there were a series of severe storms that spawned funnel […]
The news on what’s closed and what’s not seems to change almost hourly. Last week $Dayjob instituted the Voluntary Work At Home measure. This week they changed that. Today is the first day my key to the building will not work. We’re locked out. We’re on Mandatory Work At Home for the next 3 weeks. […]
Today, a swipe of ashes on my forehead is my yearly opportunity to wear my faith on my proverbial sleeve.
The parade through the Sambadrome and the accompanying contest happen because people work at it. And the result is spectacular.
I get that it would be weird for me to slide a valentine to some people. Doesn’t mean I’m not happy to have them in my life, though.
In the process of trying to be empathetic, I’ve made it easy for someone to try to bleed off the pressure of her own pain by offloading it onto me. Now what?