Category Archives: tasks

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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Double Digits in Double Digit November!!

I cannot recall a warmer start to a November. The last couple of days have been gorgeous. My only regret is not getting out on my bike. My tube needs replacing and not surprisingly, supplies are rather limited. In a … Continue reading

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The Last Rose Before Winter

And just like that, Sunday’s snowfall disappeared leaving me a yard full of leaves that needed raking. I’d like to tell you that I jumped at the task with the energy and efficiency of a racing engine, but I didn’t. … Continue reading

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Lots to Juggle

There are some complex machines out there.  You know what I am talking about.  You’ve seen those people sitting in front of some control panel, flipping hundreds of switches while turning thousands of dials,  with ease.   They make the complex … Continue reading

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Ticking Things Off the To Do List

Having a house means there is always something to do inside and out.  Growing up, I heard this lament a lot.  I didn’t buy it then.  I thought if you went and fixed what you were whining about, then it … Continue reading

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The Battle Begins Anew

Today marks the beginning of a battle that never truly ended.   Having finished my work duties….or most of them….or some of them, I was doing a little cleanup that required me to take the trash outside.  I took one look … 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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Unstructured Time

Yesterday, I woke up to feed the cat and went back to bed. This is not a new phenomenon, but one that happens whenever I am not working or working late.  The cat has always had an early breakfast and … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Today’s Perfect Moment is one of those moments that, at first glance, seem rather banal; however, upon reflection, are anything but. Today’s Perfect Moment is celebration of the rites of spring. Today, in a celebratory mood, and possessing coupon which … Continue reading

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A Simple Sandwich

Today’s Perfect Moment is a celebration of one of the simpler things in life. The day held very little in the way of either excitement or controversy.  I spent time folding clothes trying to get information about flights to the … Continue reading

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