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Easter

Easter

I had yesterday and today off work. (By that I mean I’ve really been working remotely – answering a myriad of questions and complaints.) Over the course of the past two days I’ve deemed to NOT have any extra help around our home to prepare for Easter. We have both sides of the family joining us plus an extra four paws. Here, it means the sheets all need changed, couches need vacuumed, the floors need swept, mopped, and reswept and remopped, the dogs need walked, brushed, bathed, and re-walked, the meals need to be planned and the kitchen needs to be kept up with. Oh, not to mention that Spring has sprung in a matter of two days here in Cleveland.[...]

You’ve Gotta Watch This!

You’ve Gotta Watch This!

My co-author and I have spent many days, nights, and weekends fighting our way through Downton Abbey. I originally began watching it years ago when it first aired on PBS. (I didn’t have cable at the time – and still rarely watch anything besides sports.) When I met Chanel she opened my eyes to the wonderful world of books and TV shows. I’ve always loved to read but was told, at times, that it was a “waste unless you were bettering yourself”. Now, I argue you can learn something from almost each one you pick up![...]

Stuck in a Loop

Stuck in a Loop

Here are my record favorites on a YouTube loop currently:

  1. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
  2. Superfruit, Mary Lambert, Brian Justin Crum, Mario Jose – RISE cover

I don’t have any words of wisdom about these today except to say that I can’t get them out of my head. They wake me up and make me want to blast my speakers out. The second one in particular gives me chills halfway to brain freeze every time I listen. I have a very wide range of musical tastes and these are on my radar right now.[...]