Category Archives: Overwhelmed
The Stay Home Order
Sarah had her last prenatal check up yesterday; from here on, it’s all virtual visits until she delivers. She went into the appointment fully masked and geared up in PPE (a couple of weeks ago none of us knew what … Continue reading
A New Year, A Clear Mind
I was reading an advice column the other day, and someone asked about the proper cutoff date for wishing someone a Happy New Year. The answer? Oh, about the time that most people have given up … Continue reading
Yesterday I went to three different grocery stores. Thanksgiving is next week, and my shopping list was ready to go. For everyday shopping, I almost always keep a skeletal grocery list on my cell phone, and browse just a few … Continue reading
Not Now, I’m Busy!
Hi, how are you? It’s the cookie cutter, socially appropriate greeting. I say it every time I answer the phone…greet a friend….an acquaintance at work….a waitress at the local diner. And it has a cookie cutter, socially appropriate answer. Fine. … Continue reading