Too Much Thanksgiving!

To recap Thanksgiving, It went wonderfully at work. Much better than Halloween, mostly because I was very strict about things to the point of being a bitch, but it totally worked. My assistant decided to make a practice run of making sweet potatoes and glazed carrots and wanted me to taste them before the big…

The missing back story

My friend asked me why I didn’t tell anybody what was really going on last year, why I was so happy to be able to buy warm socks this winter, why I didn’t explain that I was pretty much broke at the time. I am going to spill a bit of a back story that…

That November Feeling…

My new nanny needs the week of Thanksgiving off, and I can’t get a substitute, so guess what? I get the week of Thanksgiving off. I guess it makes up for having to work on Christmas Eve and Christmas –NOT! We will be having our Christmas about 2 days earlier than everyone else. I don’t…

Survival Mode

I bought a blow-dryer the other day. I haven’t had one for years. It didn’t even cost five dollars, but it meant something very real to me. It meant I am trying to make myself comfortable. I’m no longer “doing without” because everything feels temporary or unimportant. The very next day, I felt really exhausted…

I am very sorry.

I owe a HUGE apology to my closest friends and my mother. I have been feeling so guilty lately, because I really just haven’t been as connecting or connected as I used to be. My computer at work only works for work. I have no e-mail access and I can’t put my VPN on the…