By current definition, I am an essential worker; I work home hospice. I am grateful I have a job when so many around me suddenly do not. However, I am also in the high risk category for a bad trip through this disease if I should catch it. I have to work. To go outside […]Read More Being an Essential Worker AND a Compromised Immune System
A tenant of Mormonism is (something along the lines of) Do not prepare in case of rain, prepare FOR rain, because the rain WILL COME! Regardless of how I may feel about Mormonism, I cannot argue with this statement. Hard times, times of rain, will happen – PREPARE! Slowly build surplus for times when you […]Read More …..Because the Rain WILL Come…..
With the virus continuing to cause panic, there has been much discussion on whether or not to cancel the trip. We have decided not to, at least not at this time. We were already going off-season and mid-week, so crowds were already going to be reduced. Now, it will be even more so. With the […]Read More Covid-19
Traveling takes preplanning, for most people-anyway. Add traveling with children to the mix and it DEFINITELY takes preplanning. Unless, of course, your only at-home child is a 16 year old with a free spirit. I would LOVE to still be able to book a room and go on a trip, but those days are gone […]Read More Planning the Next Grande Adventure
A friend of mine told me that Papa Murphy( a chain of we make- you bake pizzas) recently told me that they had gluten free options. On a lark, without doing any further research, I decided to check it out. There was no one in the store, save a single employee at the pizza assembly […]Read More Review of Papa Murphy’s
Today I am overwhelmed with emotions, from what I do not know. Loss of appitite for the past 2 days; choking down a soup, nearly gagging on peanut butter. Anxious like I haven’t been in years. Can’t stop pacing and cleaning. Can’t stop overthinking. Can’t stop this huge burden of fear of failure – and […]Read More Nearly Unbearable Waves of Emotion and Anxiety
I received the call nearly a month ago. I was told I was receiving employee of the year, and I could invite anyone I wanted to accompany me. Only Nerdling would be able to attend. Last week, they called again saying I was to receive an award. I was to arrive at a certain time […]Read More An Award from Work