Random thoughts while folding clothes. (My tombstone will read: Laundry was her spirit animal.)
Im on the second season of Grace & Frankie. People said it was funny, but its hilarious! And Jane Fondas figure is GOALS.
Will hand-shaking ever come back in style? Im a shaker (and a hugger, if were friends), but I honestly think that habit is over.
Am I the only one who blows a diet on Wednesday and then just says, Eh, thats it for the week?
Today I ate healthybroiled salmon and broccoli. But I put tartar sauce on the salmon and ranch on the broccoli, which isnt great.
Then I was still hungry, so I had a protein bar which turned out to have 22 grams of carbs, thus negating the salmon and broccoli. What the heck--I then made nachos with cheese and salsa, because why not as this point? I put ranch on that, too. (I put ranch on everything, and it drives Widdle insane.) Up tomorrow: Fried eggs and frozen yogurt.
There are two things I miss desperately: Going out for wine and appetizers, and getting books from the library.
Im still scared to do the first one, but Ill be standing at the door for the second one. If its raining, Ill be waiting in my car, clutching my library card with sweaty hands.
Newspaper deadlines being what they are, the library may be open by the time you read this. If so, be assured I was first in line. I can always drink wine and eat chicken wings at home, but nothing replaces going to the library. NOTHING. Thinking about all those new books being shelved leaves me weak in the knees.
Remember renting? When you didnt have to worry about termites, paying property taxes, fixing the roof, replacing a hot water heater or cutting grass?
Some dayswhen the pipes clog, or we find more wood rot on the porch--I get nostalgic about renting. Of course, that was back when a two-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, N.C. was $400 a monthin a beautiful complex with two swimming pools and a park, across from the college. The complex is still there, but a two-bedroom now goes for a cool $1,200.
I wash and sanitize my hands so much, polish peels off after two days, so I quit doing my nails. Rona has made us more low-maintenance.
Speaking of maintenance, all I can do with my hair now is laugh. If I try to dye the roots it will just be a disaster my hairdresser has to fix, so Ill wait. In the meantime, dont judge my 2.5 inches of gray roots.
Ive been back at work for about five weeks now, thank God. Turns out Im not great at staying home. There are only so many books you can read and movies you can watch. Netflix is amazing, but too much of it is like eating four Reese Cups: You feel nauseated and hate yourself a little.
OK, ignore what I just said. Immediately, if not sooner, treat yourself to After Life starring Ricky Gervais, who also wrote and directed. Its hilarious, sad, tender, profane and utterly original: How does an atheist who doesnt believe in life after death cope when his wife dies? (My favorite character was Pat the nosy postman. Or Daphne, the soft-hearted sex worker.)
Costco chickens are huge and cheap, but tough and flavorless. On the other hand, their pre-cooked Mediterranean chicken skewers are to die for. Life is better when youre eating chicken on a stick.
View original post here:
SMITH: COVID-19 has brought an end to the handshake - Charleston Post Courier
- Schitt's Creek: 10 Things That Make No Sense about Johnny - Screen Rant - September 19th, 2020
- Five Things About The Pantanal - Channels Television - September 19th, 2020
- This Book On Fungi Will Make You Wonder Where An Organism Ends And Environment Begins - Swarajya - September 19th, 2020
- Chennais music recording studios begin to unlock - The Hindu - September 10th, 2020
- Inventing and reinventing our traditions - The Tablet - September 10th, 2020
- Crippled by tourism drop, Audubon to shutter Insectarium; eyes move of exhibits to Aquarium - NOLA.com - September 6th, 2020
- How will they remember you? - Sunbury Daily Item - September 6th, 2020
- The other Corona: Rescued pangolin is a rehabilitation success story - Mongabay.com - August 29th, 2020
- $300k to combat termites in Elmira and Winterbourne - ObserverXtra - August 27th, 2020
- Termite Bait Systems Market By Type, Application, Element Global Trends And Forecast 2026 The Dow Chemical Company, Basf Se, Bayer Ag, Sumitomo... - August 27th, 2020
- Vertiv, Pure Storage, And More: News From August 2020 - Bio-IT World - August 26th, 2020
- Mvule, the sacred tree used in making yachts, faces extinction - Daily Nation - August 24th, 2020
- USC's Antisemitism Problem and the Gross Negligence of Education - Algemeiner - August 19th, 2020
- Coast Radio Auction items - Coast Radio - August 19th, 2020
- The Best Termite Treatment For Pest Control - Bob Vila - August 14th, 2020
- Homes Recently Listed in the Park Hills Area - Daily Journal Online - August 14th, 2020
- A Glance (and a Rooster) That Changed Everything - The New York Times - August 14th, 2020
- Al Stahler: Energy give and take | TheUnion.com - The Union of Grass Valley - August 14th, 2020
- Edited Transcript of CNTP.NS earnings conference call or presentation 13-Aug-20 10:00am GMT - Yahoo Finance - August 14th, 2020
- U.S. Pest Protection Inaugural Pest Control Service Center in the Expanding Murfreesboro, TN; Experiencing Growth Amid Pandemic - Murfreesboro Post - August 12th, 2020
- Insect Pest Control Industry Sales, Supply and Consumption 2020 Analysis and Forecasts to 2026 - Bulletin Line - August 12th, 2020
- Terminix Hit With $2 Million Punitive Damages in Alabama Trial - Yahoo Finance - August 12th, 2020
- In six years, Indias ties with other South Asian countries have frayed, providing China with an opening - The Indian Express - August 12th, 2020
- Should we celebrate the spread of peafowl in India - Down To Earth Magazine - August 10th, 2020
- For us, by us: A new mutual aid effort delivers groceries to Black queer and trans people in the Bay Area - San Francisco Chronicle - August 10th, 2020
- U.S. Pest Protection Inaugural Pest Control Service Center in the Expanding Murfreesboro, TN; Experiencing Growth Amid Pandemic - Yahoo Finance - August 10th, 2020
- Celebrity Anti-Semites Cannot Be Absolved through Private Apologies - The Times of Israel - August 9th, 2020
- Column: Real Intelligence Isn't Just A Domain Ruled by Humans - Southern Pines Pilot - August 8th, 2020
- Celebrity Antisemites Can't Be Absolved Through Private Apologies - Algemeiner - August 8th, 2020
- Modi's brutal treatment of Kashmir exposes his tactics and their flaws - The Guardian - August 6th, 2020
- Chinese-speaking hackers increase activity and diversify cyberattack methods - TechRadar - August 6th, 2020
- U.S. Pest Protection Inaugural Pest Control Service Center in the Expanding Murfreesboro, TN; Experiencing Growth Amid Pandemic - Tullahoma News and... - August 6th, 2020
- Wildlife forensics: how a giant pangolin named Ghost could help save the species - The Guardian - August 6th, 2020
- Acceptable Hatred: The Acceptance of Anti-Semitism | Daniel ODowd | The Blogs - The Times of Israel - August 6th, 2020
- Bringing the Zoo to You: July 2020 - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute - August 6th, 2020
- Racism in the Ranks - Project On Government Oversight - July 9th, 2020
- At Its Best, The Last Of Us Part II Is A Chilling Depiction Of The Cycle Of Abuse - TheGamer - July 9th, 2020
- Judge: Orthodox camps wont be allowed to open - Forward - July 9th, 2020
- Indian citizenship has now been reduced to 'us' versus 'them' - MENAFN.COM - July 7th, 2020
- Truck Starter Motor Market Growth By Manufacturers, Type And Application, Forecast To 2026 - 3rd Watch News - July 6th, 2020
- Termite Treatment Chemical Products Market Growth By Manufacturers, Type And Application, Forecast To 2026 - 3rd Watch News - July 6th, 2020
- Underground Utility Mapping Market Growth By Manufacturers, Type And Application, Forecast To 2026 - 3rd Watch News - July 6th, 2020
- Nutritive Sweetener Market Growth By Manufacturers, Type And Application, Forecast To 2026 - 3rd Watch News - July 6th, 2020
- 50|50: The team looks at overwhelming pollution in the Hennops River - JustNje - July 6th, 2020
- Tropical forests threatened which is likely to have an impact on local livelihoods - Independent Online - July 6th, 2020
- How the ADL went from working with Facebook to leading a boycott against it - Forward - July 6th, 2020
- Real estate Q&A: Who has to pay for place to stay while rental home is tented for termites? - Boston Herald - July 4th, 2020
- How to Get Rid of Bugs and Mosquitoes This Summer - Point2 Homes - July 3rd, 2020
- Protecting the protectors: Reserve Soldier on front lines helps contain COVID-19 spread - United States Army - June 25th, 2020
- Palestinian driver killed by police in attempted car-ramming attack near Jerusalem - Forward - June 25th, 2020
- Global Medical Thermometers Market: What it got next? Find out with the latest research available at 'The Market Reports' - Farmers Ledger - June 23rd, 2020
- Insects That Are Regularly Eaten Around The World - World Atlas - June 21st, 2020
- Argentina Telecommunications Strategic Analysis and Outlook to 2025-Analysis of Argentina Mobile, Fixed Telephone and Broadband Markets - Cole of Duty - June 18th, 2020
- Pak concerned over India becoming UNSC non-permanent member - IndiaPost.com - June 17th, 2020
- GEODRILL Part Of Keeping Things Moving At The Orthopedic Training Center - Modern Ghana - June 17th, 2020
- Packaging Coating Additives Market 2019 | How The Industry Will Witness Substantial Growth In The Upcoming Years | Exclusive Report By... - June 17th, 2020
- Wild animals: A pioneering effort to save the pangolin from extinction | Future Planet - Explica - June 13th, 2020
- Where is Renovation Island Filmed? HGTV Show Filming Locations - The Cinemaholic - June 13th, 2020
- GMX Fencing Explains How to Tell when Wooden Fences Are in Need of Repair - Press Release - Digital Journal - June 12th, 2020
- Connected Healthcare Systems Market | Global Industry Analysis, Segments, Top Key Players, Drivers and Trends to 2026 - Cole of Duty - June 12th, 2020
- Stop The Wildlife Trade: China removes pangolin scales from list of traditional medicines - The Independent - June 12th, 2020
- The Walking Dead Actor Didnt Think Those Gruesome Season 5 Episodes Would Air - We Got This Covered - June 12th, 2020
- Global trade impact of the Coronavirus Termite Control Services Market Competitive Landscape Analysis with Forecast by 2018 to 2027 - Bulletin Line - May 31st, 2020
- Bugs Bunny Is Back, and So Is the Looney Tunes Mayhem - The New York Times - May 30th, 2020
- Rodenticides Market Size to Reach USD 2.66 Billion by 2027; Rising Contamination of Food Items to Aid Growth, says Fortune Business Insights -... - May 30th, 2020
- Huge The Division 2 Story Leak Confirmed By Ubisoft - GameSpot - May 30th, 2020
- Review: Bug Fables is a must-have for fans of classic Paper Mario - Nintendo Enthusiast - May 30th, 2020
- These are the kinds of bugs you may see around San Antonio this summer - San Antonio Express-News - May 28th, 2020
- DOST-FPRDI studies the use of heat to treat wood and bamboo - Philippine Canadian Inquirer - May 28th, 2020
- Twitter wants to target conservatives -- with none of a publisher's responsibilities - New York Post - May 28th, 2020
- DoST studies use of heat to treat wood The Manila Times - The Manila Times - May 28th, 2020
- Long Island Prepares to Reopen: Going Back to Work (and Staying Home!) with Peace of Mind - LongIsland.com - May 26th, 2020
- Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Termite Treatment Chemical Products Market | Growth, Trends, Size, Share, Demand And Top Growing Companies 2026 - Cole... - May 23rd, 2020
- Nothing to celebrate - The Indian Express - May 23rd, 2020
- 6 Pests on the Rise During Summertime - Newswire - May 23rd, 2020
- Global Ship Reduction Gearboxes Market 2020 by Type, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast To 2026 - Jewish Life News - May 23rd, 2020
- Textile Yarn Market 2020 Global Overview, Growth, Size, Opportunities, Trends, Leading Company Analysis and Forecast to 2026 - Cole of Duty - May 20th, 2020
- Seed Coating Materials Market 2020 Global Overview, Growth, Size, Opportunities, Trends, Leading Company Analysis and Forecast to 2026 - Cole of Duty - May 20th, 2020
- UF/IFAS appoints interim director of Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center - hortidaily.com - May 18th, 2020
- 18 Easy Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Termites Quickly - May 17th, 2020