Monthly Archives: October 2017

October Wrap-up

October is ending tomorrow, and so is the project for October. As I mentioned last week, following the post weight loss surgery eating plan didn’t go very well during October, and I’ve been thinking about whether to continue that project … Continue reading

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Time moves on whether I’m ready or not

October hasn’t worked out so well when it comes to my self-improvement project. What with the death of a dear family friend, the fires in Sonoma and Napa Counties*, preparing the 2018 budget to present at a church assembly this … Continue reading

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A Little Break

Heading off tomorrow to Tahoe with my brother and Mom. Brother’s daughters may or may not decide to join us. Why a 17 and 21 year old would want to spend the weekend with yiayia (Greek for grandma), aged aunt … Continue reading

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If wishes were fishes …

I wish the arthritis in my knees didn’t bother me so much. I wish I was thinner so then I’d know if the arthritis would still be a pain, figuratively and literally. Why can’t you eat healthier? You’d lose weight, and that … Continue reading

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Sunday Thoughts

Tonight will mark a week since the winds came and the fires started. Most of the big fires are close to 50% contained and many evacuees are able to return to their homes. In California we mostly worry about earthquakes, … Continue reading

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Fire and Ash

I’ve been attempting to write something every day this week, but my “project” seems small and selfish in the face of what’s going on around me. I live just south of  Sonoma county (and close to Napa and Solano counties … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Smoke

Woke up this morning to smoke in the air and texts from my brother who lives in Sonoma County. Major fires in Santa Rosa and Napa Valley and it’s affecting a lot of people I know. At least one person … Continue reading

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