Monthly Archives: December 2016

Day 16 — It’s Still a Good Life — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

My little brother Brian and I have not spoken since our mother passed away March 2012. It has been his choice. Nothing’s Unconditional. Off and on over the years I have tried to reach out to him, but to no avail. … Continue reading

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Day 15 — Time Management — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

I once interviewed an art director that worked for Berlitz Language Learning. It was a project for a graphic design course I was taking. One of my questions to him was, “What trait to you wish you possessed that would … Continue reading

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Day 14 — Costco — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

I have never quite gotten then allure of Costco. The only time I really go is once a year, when I tag along with a friend who is a member, only so I can buy the big wheels of brie … Continue reading

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Day 13 — When Good Things Happen — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

I got a pay increase today. It was a long time coming, yet worth it, when it comes to numbers. I am too weary to go into details and/or specifics right now, but let’s just say it was a good … Continue reading

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Day 12 — Misplaced Decor — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

Deep in the throes of Christmas decorating, we realized yesterday that we were missing the large Rubbermaid container that holds wreaths. Two small wreaths my friend Diane made for us, which we hang on either side of the dining room entrance, … Continue reading

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Day 11 — The Maids have Arrived — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

We’re talking cleaning people. It has been a stressful and humbling situation realizing that Chuck and I simply aren’t good at housekeeping, and having to take the steps to get help. We both work full-time (which I forget at times, … Continue reading

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Day 10 — Work, then Play — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

We have a housekeeper coming tomorrow morning around 8:00; a new housekeeper, one I got from a flyer she had left tucked in our front gate. So, like most any other person expecting housekeeper, I spent today cleaning. Chuck and I basically … Continue reading

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