Category Archives: organization

Tales from the Freezer and the Pantry

When the lockdown started, I distinctly remember stories of people losing their jobs, not being able to shop, and having to get creative with their meals by eating all the things in their house that they hadn’t eaten. Despite the … Continue reading

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What You Can Accomplish (when you don’t have to go to work)

There is something beautiful about waking up on a Monday morning and not having to get up and go to work–though these days “go to work” really means changing rooms in my house. I am off for this week and … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Past Few Days (part one)

So this morning, I painted my ceiling pink. Did that catch your attention? It probably shouldn’t have. It really isn’t shocking in 2020. Also, I should add that I thought I was painting my ceiling purple–at least that is what … Continue reading

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Being Bad

I have a short story to tell.  It feels like a confession, even though it isn’t. My girlfriend is rather neat.  I don’t mean that she is a neat freak or anything like my third roommate in Japan.  She just … Continue reading

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Ramblings

I have a few rambling thoughts before I go to bed.  None of them are Today’s Perfect Moment–so if that is what you came for, you could stop reading now, but I sincerely hope that you don’t. On Blogging I … Continue reading

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My Extra Time

Good Things I am doing while at home and when students don’t log on to online classes cleaning stuff that needs cleaning organizing stuff stretching making (and then doing) reasonable/achievable to do lists preparing for subsequent classes getting through some … Continue reading

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Connection Magic

I have a confession to make. I don’t use any transportation apps.  I commute every work day without checking to see if the bus is coming.  I expect it to come around the same time every day and leave my … Continue reading

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I Am Almost Too Embarrassed To Tell This Story

It was another Tuesday, and that meant another chance to go on a group ride. Of course, I had a few things to get done before the ride, but I felt pretty prepared for the ride itself.  I had been … Continue reading

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The Great Digital De-Clutter

Yesterday’s Perfect Moment is tackling a task that I should have done a while ago. I put it off and forgot about it, but finally, enough procrastinating, enough slacking, I got it done. There are lots of tasks that I … Continue reading

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Suddenly, It Has Become So Very Real

Earlier this year, probably in the middle of March, I signed up to ride 125 km.   There were longer alternatives (165 and 140 to be exact) and there were shorter alternatives. How I settled on 125 is not overly clear … Continue reading

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