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It must be Monday.
I camped out on the train for ten minutes in the heart of beautiful North Philadelphia.
I come in to see I have to go thirty rounds with the time clerk regarding my leave time.
My cubicle neighbor who normally works 11-6, is in at 7:19, blaring “White Wedding”…
On the bright side…
I put two feet on the floor this morning: some people can’t , or won’t.
I do have a job.
I get to go home to a wonderful family.
Although I made Zush miserable ** joking-Zush is never miserable** by getting her a baby sister, Kasia has come a long way.
We had friends of ours come over today to Undisclosed location. After her usual barking, Kasia actually quieted down, and came into the room where four of us were, looked around, and quietly stayed and listened to us.
My baby is growing up! I am blessed to have such sweet fur girls. Walking, playing or chewing a bone , the sisters hang together, for which I am happy.
…and a beautiful find : some pink dogwood in bloom.
I am an old softie this time of the year, reminded of Holy Communion and prom and graduation pictures taken in front of pink dogwood trees and also pink azaleas. I remember growing up on Mitchell street, my neighbor had a big pink azalea on her lawn. How many of the family pictures have a piece of the azalea in the background of them.
Then, as I got older, it seems that my father would drive me to a spot which had more of a canopy of azaleas behind it. I never was really wild about the azaleas, but isn’t it funny how what you remember from years back becomes important to you at this point of your life. Dogwoods, though, I was always a pushover for.
It’s all good.
All pretty…and all good 😉
Thankful thoughts for this week….
1. Although my health has seemingly disappeared during the last year, I am thankful that I have the ability to pull myself up by the bootstraps and fix it!
2.My nephew,Matt, will be getting his masters’ degree in a month…so proud am I of this guy, who I used to carry on my shoulders!
3.Memories…unless cursed with Dementia, no one can take it away from you!
4.Hopefully, Shingleman is on his way to losing the title! Yay!
5.The pollen of spring has beautiful colors accompanying it…
Have a wonderful weekend!
Thanks to environmental factors, spring has been non-existent this year, which has been something par for the course.Add insult to injury, both here and at Undisclosed, both streets are torn up thanks to water main work.
This translates into the taste of dirt mixing with heavy pollen in my mouth and nose every time I go out with the girls. I know: really attractive, right? Pollen and allergies are working overtime, so if you didn’t sound like you were coughing your lungs out, well, you do now!
Recently it got a little cooler, and Mother Nature treated to some pretty floral sights. Thanks, Old Girl… Appreciate it!
When I was doing field work yesterday, I was on public transportation and sat behind this lady.
Yes, it was her hair, and for the record, she looked around 80.
I know sometimes I tend to look like a ragamuffin coming in, but if ever there was a reason to check the mirror on the way out, this was it. I like to humor myself and think I never looked quite this bad, but I know there have been a few scary mornings along the way, especially when I was dressing in the dark at Mom’s in the morning. Well, Mom isn’t an issue anymore, so there is NO reason to leave the house in this much, uh, disrepair?**trying to be kind**
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