A Poem by Rod McKuen that caught my eye this morning.

I guessed this 5-letter word in 2/6 tries.

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Can you guess this word? First time I did it in 2 tries

Currently reading: The Indispensables by Patrick K O’Donnell πŸ“š

We Have Not Changed

Currently finishing up The Great Mortality a book about the history of the Black Death. One of the things I learned while reading this book is despite what we may think, humans have not changed. Rumors, conspiracy theories, finding scapegoats and strange cures were rampant in 1347 and are rampant in 2022.

Finished reading: The Drill Master of Valley Forge by Paul Lockhart πŸ“š

This tells me I need to add more fiction to my reading/listening list.

Thumper Lives Above Us

We have finished moving in to our new apartment. All boxes are empty and the bedroom is set up the way I like it. All together things went ok. I broke a Hario Coffee Pot and lost two of my husband’s spatulas. I am sure there is some kind of significance to the latter, what that is I don’t know. There is a small child living above us, who has a puppy they like to chase. I sure you can guess why I have named her thumper.

Moved into the new place on Sunday evening and I feel like unpacking is a never ending process.

Currently reading: The Return of a King by William Dalrymple πŸ“š

I am watching some storm chaser filming in the middle of Hurricane Ida and I am going back in forth in my mind between boy those guys are idiots and man those pictures are cool Hurricane Ida

As I stand in the living room surrounded by boxes I realized that this will be my tenth move since 1985 when I married my husband.

Note to self, do not drink tea after 19:00, unless you have the desire to be awake between 2:00 and 4:00.

I am having a decisive crisis about a glass TV stand I have. Functionally, there is nothing wrong with the stand, but I hate it. It is a dust magnet and I rarely dust. Part of me says get rid of it, but the other part of me says, but there is nothing wrong with it. just read that Nanci Griffith just passed away, it’s been awhile but in the late 90’s she was on constant play for me

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