Sunday, December 31, 2017

full moon.  Kids outside playing four square in the street.  ummmmm

Saturday, December 30, 2017

The five pound box of godiva chocolate is slowly disappearing as the teenagers move through the house and reach for another piece.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

I am waiting for the sun to return and Trump is still president.  sigh

Sunday, December 24, 2017

yep, another Christmas eve dinner with Mexican food.  76 years of  Christmas eves.  they are coming faster and faster.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

continuing to be cold and Trump is still president.  sigh

Friday, December 22, 2017

Getting ready for the family to visit. Still have to wrap gifts and plan meals.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Friday, I give the talk for BBZ,  Maybe I will just stay in bed all day.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Puddles are back in my driveway after a short intense rain.  Need to shovel some dirt to fill the holes. sigh

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Rain is coming tonight.  That is what facebook is saying.  And now why do I believe facebook?

Monday, December 18, 2017

Trump is still president.sigh

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Th last quiet weekend. Watching squirrels race across the trees, humming birds start and stop, the sun move slowly across the sky.  All is well.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

cold windy day and yet I feel grateful.

Friday, December 15, 2017

I do not like to go to my pt appointments early on a Friday morning.  I want to stay in bed and doze for awhile.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sat in the parking lot for my grandaughter's physical Therapy session.  It slowly go dark.  I had to stop reading and start watching people go in and out of the building.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Sat down after my nap and paid my bills.  then I drove to the post office and mailed them in.  I feel so virtuous.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

My Honda Element is now 10 years old and has 52,000 miles.  It must be driven by a little old lady who doesn't leave town much.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

The day warmed up and I didn't need my sweatshirt but still I kept it on in case the cold came back.  It didn't.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Went to the physical therapist again today and now my shoulder is aching again.  I hope it heals.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

I introduced myself to the lawyer at the meeting.I said I was his colleague Michael's mother.  He looked at me and said no, you are too short to be his mother.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

All I want to do is nap or sleep.  Must be the cold and the short days. sleep is my friend.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Went to watch the I Help pick up for women late this afternoon.  cold, windy.  6 women climbed on the bus, one with a walker and one with a cane.  Two cars followed the bus.  These women will be safe and warm and fed tonight.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Went to see LADY BIRD  at the movies this afternoon.  good movie.  No one is killed or dies.

Friday, December 1, 2017

At lunch at Cafe Luminaire (Osio) downtown Monterey.  Had the chicken curry.  It was too spicy for me.  I had forgotten. sigh

Trump is still president but his time is coming.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Another cold night and day. Didn't do much except to try to stay warm.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Finally added an opened sleeping bag to my bed to stay warm.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

It is nice to drive around town on these cold  winter days.  No traffic, no tourists.

Monday, November 27, 2017

I love my afternoon nap,  Curled up on the couch under a fleece throw. When I awake up it is like a brand new day.  Two days in one, what a bargain.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

A friend and I met to write this morning but instead talked for the whole two hours.No energy left for writing.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

My son brought the contents of his broken freezer and stuffed it into my freezer.  I hope he doesn't forget to come and get his food tomorrow.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

A lot of the day was spent waiting. Waiting to go to my family's dinner.  i don't want to be early and I don't want to be late.  Looking and rejecting books, passing the morning and early afternoon by.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

So the patio fence is fixed or maybe reinforced.  Now it will not blow ove,r but we used the same fifty year old wood so it is still the same old fence.

Monday, November 20, 2017

I had a list of things to see and people to talk with today and I methodically went to each event.Now I am talked out and tired.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Bright sunny day.  Driving to Carmel Valley I saw that the grasses and weeds at the edge of the road are green. Yes the rain did make a difference.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Cool sunny morning.  went to the grocery store early to beat the crowd but found others doing the same.  But I am now ready to eat all week.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

the storm has come to town.My roommate went on the roof to caulk some cracks in the glass skylight. I hope it works.

Monday, November 13, 2017

I am reading a Michael Connelly mystery book. I want to escape but I am not sure going into murderland is the way to do it.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

clear fall day.  I could see across the bay to the houses in Santa Cruz.  And they could see me.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Vice News has a insightful documentary film on The Paradise Papers for November 6.  I watched it with friends tonight for the second time.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Watching Rachel Maddow on TV tonight made me so happy.  Our country is getting better.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

cool crisp day.  Sat and drank coffee at the downtown coffee house and watched the groups of older men gather together to talk about politics and construction issues.  this is where decisions are made.

Monday, November 6, 2017

cold dark evening.  winter is here.  Time to order SEE's candy.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Went to the grocery store but forgot my wallet.  So I sat at Lovers point and watched the ocean.

Friday, November 3, 2017

rain, no leaks yet.  House is holding it's own.
heater on, house is cozy.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Full moon last night.  My friends are smiling today,  Maybe Trump will be gone soon.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Of course no one comes trick or treating here at my house.  I have a bowl of candy by the front door. No cars, no people just a few dogs barking.  Once again.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Had my second acupuncture treatment.  So weird letting someone stick needles in you. I am hoping it works.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

I have been reading a mystery series by Michael Genelin.  I wish there were more of them..  Mysteries are based in Eastern Europe.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

foggy cool day.  Can't quite decide whether to turn on my heater or not.  Is it cold enough?  Can I just put on another sweater.  I am uninspired.

Friday, October 27, 2017

We had our perfect weather day today and now the fog is coming in.  At first I thought it was smoke in the distance. We won't have another perfect day for months.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

I don't want to do anything, I think I will eat some frogs.  don't think about plumbers until tomorrow when you have to call again.  water is dripping again.