OR Men and Between Men – The Final Chapter After seven long months filled with workmen and the never-ending gaps of their absence, I finally got to put my family room back together. And what a joy it was to walk down the stairs and see a finished room. I disposed of the old cloth … Continue reading And Finally…
The bitch had been known to lose it at times. People thought she was crazy. Absolutely nuts and out of control. People who didn't understand her struggles with over-the-top hormone imbalances, low self esteem and an inability to manage stress. They did not know that her biggest battle was often with herself. This was before she … Continue reading The Crazy Bitch’s Guide To Sanity
Outside is where I want to be this time of year. Especially after a long winter and sometimes damp spring when we are indoors for what seems like forever. My outdoor hobbies keep me busy and I am very happy to putt or paddle in the fresh air. One of my hobbies is gardening, which … Continue reading Anticipation
With women in the United States losing such an important right, the right to choose whether to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, I believe it is more important than ever to share women's stories. The strength and resiliency of women all through history are what keep us going. We must never forget this. Our abilities to … Continue reading Women’s Stories
What a unique and mesmerizing experience. What a beautiful way to bring art to life. What a breathtaking way to explore the colours and textures of Vincent Van Gogh. I have been wanting to go to Beyond Van Gogh since I saw it advertised months ago, but we were, and still are, engrossed in the … Continue reading Goghing Beyond
OR... How To Not Spend Three Plus Hours A Day On Your Blog WordPress has informed The Lazy Bitch that this week marks her blogiversary. For three years she has been tossing her stuff out into the blogosphere as an exercise in creative writing or as rants to get all the crap that can keep … Continue reading The Lazy Bitch’s Guide To Blogging
And no he did not finally leave me. He has gone fishing with son number one, and I get three days to myself. He gets a river and a cabin, fish and mosquitoes. I get the whole bed, to not feel the need to plan meals, to eat when I feel like it and do … Continue reading My Husband is Gone Away. YAY!
I spent most of my life envying men. Whether it was my brothers, their friends, the men I worked with over the years, or my own husband and son. I envied their physical strength because, for many years, this wimp couldn't lift or move hardly anything. I envied the sense of entitlement that they didn't … Continue reading One Big Reason To Not Envy Men
It's been a relaxing week. Perhaps because I wasn't called "Darlin," by a man less than half my age, or perhaps because there wasn't a workman insisting he talk to "the man" instead of me. But more likely it is because spring has finally arrived, and I got to go outside and play. I got … Continue reading Smiles And Chuckles
It's funny how our interests change as we move through life. Some things we loved to do when we were younger no longer inspire us. For me that thing is sewing. I will do almost anything to avoid sewing. I used to sew every free moment I had. I dropped out of Home Economics and … Continue reading Winter Coats To Giant Elephants
We all witness history every day of our lives. Some of that history we would prefer to not happen, like the invasion of Ukraine by Russia and the effects of global warming on our planet. Things like this make us feel helpless and without any power. In order to cope with these things, we try … Continue reading Witnessing Happy History
Now doesn't that sound like a whine from a pathetic friendless lonely person who spends her days pining for a life filled with people and social events. I assure you that this is not the case. Although I could probably count the total number of friends I possess on less than two hands; and although … Continue reading I Need Playmates
Sometimes you just want to cocoon with your introverted self. Sometimes you don’t want to engage. Sometimes you have nothing to say. Stringing conversational sentences together is an effort because you just don’t want to do it. And really what’s wrong with that? Personally I don’t think there is anything wrong with it. It is … Continue reading No Comment
You may recall The Story of a Carpet, a Coupon and a Sloppy Canadian from a few weeks back; and you may, or may not, be interested in the outcome. If you are, read on: The sloppy Canadian was doing what she does well, which is spill things, drip liquids, knock things over and basically … Continue reading Just In Case You Wanted To know
Morning yoga usually takes place in the family room, which is sizable and open and has a lot of floor space. Where I can lay out my mat so that I am facing the outdoor view through the large windows and patio door. But as detailed in my previous blog, the family room is out … Continue reading Is Yoga Amid Clutter Still Yoga?