Monthly Archives: December 2016

Day 9 — Stressful Day Warrants Comfort in the Evening — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

Stressful day? How about stressful week?! Regardless, I amaze myself that I still get it all accomplished. Time management skills in tact, no matter what is thrown my way. Having just gotten home — at 7:45 p.m. —  I am … Continue reading

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Day 8 — Electronics, Part 2 — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

My miserable afternoon dealing with tech issues at work rolled off into my morning today. Programs and the printer that I use on a daily basis were not set up on my new system. I was in tears part of … Continue reading

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Day 7 — Electronics — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

We take so much for granted when our computers are working to our expectations. I have never once seen a co-worker look up from their computer and gleefully announce, “I am so grateful that my computer is not giving me any shit … Continue reading

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Day 6 — Angel Cards — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

I have been in a funk off-and-on throughout my day. It seemed to start when I pulled a muscle near the left side of my upper ribcage in my Pilates class this morning. I did the same thing last Tuesday, only on … Continue reading

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Day 5 — Step-by-Step — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

The other day I wrote about how all the Christmas clutter in my house, plus my growing to-do list were causing me duress (Buried) but I am finding that the more I do, even if it’s the little things, the more I … Continue reading

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Day 4 — The Red Christmas Tree — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

I bought a red artificial Christmas tree at Ace Hardware in my neighborhood four years ago. It was in the basement level of the store amongst all the other Christmas decor. It was more of a brick-colored red that matched the … Continue reading

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Day 3 — Buried — 40 Days of Writing, Winter 2016

I look around my house and it feels like a Christmas bomb went off. Stacks of large Rubbermaid containers full of Christmas decor, gift bags & bows, candles and God knows what else, monopolize sections of my house. Those, along with … Continue reading

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