Weird Weather…

July 13, 2014

…portending what is going to be a bitch of a week. Along about 5 p.m. the dogs and I were rousted from a little nap by the sound of thunder. Got up to let the corgis out before it starts to rain. It was 112 degrees out there, black clouds, gusting wind. {ugh} Temp has […]

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What’s Wrong with These Pictures?

July 11, 2014

Dropped by Budgeting in the Fun Stuff today? That crazy dude who tracked down his ex-wife’s sister in Texas and murdered her and five other members of her family was brought to ground in BiFS’s neighborhood. After he executed the couple and all but one of their children, he took off in search of his […]

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Lazy Woman’s Blog Post of the Day

July 10, 2014

So here we are at…what? Thursday? It’s already been a busy day: I’ve chaired a meeting (the first since the summer Eng. 102 course started, a month and a half ago), run some errands, stopped by the Paradise Valley Police Department to ask what to do about having been photographed running a red light when […]

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If You’d Asked Me, I Would Have Told You…

July 8, 2014

Water-saving, power-saving appliances are about as ecologically unfriendly and consumer-unfriendly as it is possible for a device to be. How d’you like what came out of my washer this morning? The new, fancy, water- and power-saving EXPENSIVE clothes washer creates a massive tangle if I have the chutzpah to put a shirt in with a […]

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Some Vacation…

July 7, 2014

So, this damn cancer scare has converted what I’d planned to be the first extended break from work — about a month and a half — to one long hassle-filled headache, culminating of course in a surgery nightmare. Damnation. Not to say {whine!!!}. Bright and early this morning someone from the Mayo called to inform […]

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July 2, 2014

Hm. It’s possible that emergency surgery is better than planned surgery, in that you get to forgo all the stress of figuring out, in advance, how you’re going to cope. Instead, I’ve been spending hours in figuring out and putting in place preparations for every damnfool contingency that I know is going to come up, […]

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