Tag Archives: Everyday Stuff

Sunday Matters: Fall Cleaning

Sunday Matters

This weekend has been spent cleaning out the garage. To get to my Halloween and Christmas stuff, I need to access the garage attic and every year stuff piles up at the exact spot where I need to lower the ladder. It never fails! But, I can honestly say it feels like fall now.

Right Now:

Just kicking back with some coffee while staring at my bookshelves wondering how I will get all the books read. It’s an nice problem to have.

This Week:

I’ve got some appointments this week. I don’t know if it’s an age thing or what but appointments stress me out. Just knowing that I have to be somewhere at a specific time causes anxiety. Even hair appointments. Makes no sense at all.

Reading:

As if you didn’t know. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami is proving to be very interesting and very Murakami-like.

Watching:

The Walking Dead started its new season. It was a little lackluster for a premiere.

New Things I’ve Tried:

I am adding nutritional yeast to foods now. I’ve heard all about its benefits and have begun to sprinkle it on certain foods. I was particularly intrigued by its use as a sub for Parmesan cheese. It has an odd, rather pleasing flavor.

Nutritional Yeast

I received my 2019 Passion Planner. It’s a new size this year, 7 x 10. It’s a little large for me to carry around but I do like the additional writing space.  We’ll see how it works out.

Passion Planner

Grateful for:

My lunch-time ladies. Lunch is pure entertainment these days and a nice break from all the admin changes we’ve seen of late.

My question for you today. What is the one movie you love but haven’t seen in a really long time?  For me, it’s Bob Hope’s Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966). It’s so funny!

Advertisements

Sunday Matters: Everything for a Reason, Right?

Sunday Matters

This week hasn’t been fabulous. In fact, much of it was the perfect storm of things going wrong. Sometimes that happens.

On a happy note, today is my daughter’s 15th birthday. We don’t even know what we are doing yet. It’s up to her and if needed I will miss volunteering tonight depending on what she decides.

Happy Birthday! We love you! She’s eager to get her permit to drive but you have to be 15 1/2 for that. Just a little while longer.

E's Birthday

Right Now:

I am decompressing. Just kind of sitting here but we’ll decide what the heck we are doing and then do it.

This Week:

Many have asked but no, The Girl did not get the role of Witch in Oz. BUT, she got the part of Aunt Em. Everything for a reason, right?

No special appointments this week just the normal stuff. The place where we do Homeless Outreach closed its doors so we are moving to a facility that was offered as an alternative. It’s smaller and we have to keep everything in a mobile unit and bring it in and out each night so Mondays in November will be a little different. I pray that we can still serve these folks successfully in this new setup.

Reading:

Still reading Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver. It’s veered into a slightly different direction than I anticipated so I will wait until I turn that last page to form an opinion.

Oh! And of course, Murakami’s new one comes out on Tuesday. I did not pre-order it this time because I feared it would not come , like it did that one time. I shall walk in and buy it. I hope my local store has it.

Watching:

The Fear the Walking Dead finale was so yawn-inducing. I can barely muster the energy required to discuss it. So, I won’t.

Still watching American Horror Story although it comes on so late here I can’t watch it until the day after. Because of that I have to be careful of what I see on social media. Spoilers are all over the place.

I haven’t seen any good movies but I recorded Hocus Pocus which I have yet to see in its entirety.

New Things I’ve Tried:

Trader Joe's Pumpkin Spice Granola Bark
Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Spice Granola Bark

This stuff is like crack. Gluten-free too. Another Trader Joe’s find. A small piece keeps the doctor away. No… seriously.

Grateful for:

Tele-doc appointments. My daughter has been begging to go to the dermatologist but she has NO time for the appointment so I sent some pics to her doctor and voila! Prescriptions ready for pick-up. Hoping they help. Working out every day for hours on end in a sweat box of a gym does not help the skin.

Has anyone in your neighborhood decorated for Halloween yet? We have three houses that put a few things up but it’s been so darn hot. No one wants to put Halloween stuff up when it’s so hot out.