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Let it go

May 2, 2018

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This sounds a lot easier than it is. I am a person who likes to be in total control of my life. This started from a very young age and I was raised by very strict parents. My whole life was pretty much charted out for me: be a good student, get into a good […]

Spring is here – finally!

April 25, 2018


So finally this week, we were able to shed our winter coats and wear spring clothes. It sure took long enough. Now I am a die-hard New Englander, but even this cold weather threw me. Here is just one sign of spring – pansies. Did you know that the official flower of my hometown is […]

Surreal customer service

April 18, 2018


Queue the Twilight Zone music. . . I had another surreal customer service experience. On March 5, I went in person to close my account at Citizens Bank. I should have known something would be amiss since it was first day of work for the teller who helped me. Score one for the teller, he […]

Do you solemnly swear?

April 11, 2018


Death, taxes and jury duty are the only sure things in this life. My time has come to be summoned for jury duty. I got summoned to Wrentham District Court. Now Wrentham is nowhere near here I live, but since it is in the same county, I can get called there. Normally, one wouldn’t associate […]

Social media faux pas

April 4, 2018


Okay, so social media is here to stay. But it seems it is degenerating into quick hits. A few recent experiences got me thinking about how little thought we put into what we say on social media. 1. Why connect. I’m a big LinkedIn user, since it is more for professional use. I am always […]

It’s Peep time again :)

March 28, 2018


Now is the time for my favorite blog post, one about Peeps. If you’ve been following me for a while you know that in addition to chipmunks, I love Peeps. I especially love Easter Peeps since there are so many different varieties. It is hard to be bored when one is following Peeps. 🙂 I […]

Here we go again

March 21, 2018


So the annoying pains on the bottom of my feet turned out to be a bigger deal than I had hoped. I had surgery last Friday to remove a large neuroma (nerve growth) on the bottom of my right foot. I also had two large cysts removed, one from my right foot and one from […]