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Moving is a First Class Stressor!
Sunday, June 14, 2020      22 comments

We closed on our lake house June 1 emoticon and we've rented it for the month so we can get it packed up and cl... Read more
The New "Normal"
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      9 comments

Dropped my partner off at the train station today (had medical appointment in the city) and parked and walked around town. Wore my mask in town and almost everyone else was wearing a mask. I did take it off when I got out of the main area th... Read more
What a difference a day makes....or four months
Monday, May 18, 2020      17 comments

Back in NY (Westchester County) on Friday and can't get over the differences from four months ago when we left to drive to Florida. Of course it was cold here when we left and until recently it was still COLD in NY (they had snow the weekend of... Read more
Winding Down
Sunday, May 10, 2020      12 comments

This is our last Sunday in Florida emoticon and have mixed feelings about it. We have loved it here even with th... Read more
Counting My Blessings
Friday, May 01, 2020      12 comments

Took a walk after lunch and was reflecting on how are life has been affected by Covid-19 and realized that we have been very, very lucky! My biggest "sacrifice" has been not getting my hair cut and in the grand scheme of things, that is nothin... Read more
My New Sense of Time
Saturday, April 25, 2020      12 comments

My new sense of time is basically it doesn't matter! Not long ago (although it seems like years) my days were structured around the clock. Fletcher got us up around 7 and I needed over an hour to watch the news, have tea, breakfast and then ge... Read more
This Made Me Feel Great!
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      14 comments

Just read this article on blogs.webmd.com "Why You Shouldn't Stress About Lockdown Weight Gain" the author notes that these aren't normal times! Far from it. Our routines have been turned upside down and it's hard to establish new rout... Read more
Dealing with Uncertainty
Saturday, April 18, 2020      13 comments

As we move into week 5 of staying at home there are days when my anxiety is off the charts and days when I'm just fine. If I think back, imagine that the days when I'm fine correspond to those days where I've limited the news I watch and read.... Read more
What Did You Do Today?
Wednesday, April 08, 2020      13 comments

Are the days kind of merging together? Not much difference from day to day? Back in my prior life I marked the days by certain exercise classes, or heading to our lake house. Now? days are pretty much the same and to an extent that is fine... Read more
Unintended Consequences
Saturday, April 04, 2020      13 comments

As a compensation consultant we were on the lookout for unintended consequences. that usually meant that an incentive plan actually encouraged individual behavior that benefitted the individual with a bigger bonus and hurt the company. Now in... Read more
Now that was a WORKOUT!
Thursday, April 02, 2020      9 comments

We haven't had our cleaning crew come to clean and we are long over due for a good cleaning. Last week I did sort of a "lick and a promise" and we are religious about wiping doorknobs and faucets and counter tops. When I got back from my w... Read more
It's the little things
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      5 comments

Another day of sunshine which definitely puts a smile on my face! After lunch we decided to go to Walgreen's to pick up a prescription at the drive through window. it wasn't ready so we drove into town and just drove around. Actually a very ... Read more
It's the little things
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      9 comments

Another day of sunshine which definitely puts a smile on my face! After lunch we decided to go to Walgreen's to pick up a prescription at the drive through window. it wasn't ready so we drove into town and just drove around. Actually a very ... Read more
Counting my Blessings
Monday, March 30, 2020      14 comments

On my morning walk I was doing calm breathing and taking in the beauty around me and I thought about all the blessings in my life. These are the ones that immediately came to mind: My parents. My brother and I were blessed with two wonde... Read more
Staying Positive
Friday, March 27, 2020      16 comments

Yesterday was a bit of a downer for me at least for part of the day. We had to have some work done in the house and we had the workers wear gloves and we stayed outside. It took longer than we wanted and were getting antsy just sitting around ... Read more

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