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Insomnia and Summer

The summer I was 8 or 9 years old is when I first started having insomnia. We lived in south-east Georgia which is very hot and humid. Our house was out in the middle of nowhere with swamps and creeks all around, and the air-conditioning was very unreliable. It was hot, sticky, and filled with […]

Garden update

The flower bed where the lilacs were now hosts about 20 daylilies in unknown colors (they should be blooming in the next week or so), and some smaller unidentified plants that also aren’t blooming yet. The bed across the street has astilbe and hostas. The little tree has been replaced with a smaller tree/bush which […]

Where did the lilacs go?

I was sitting in my living room about an hour ago, when I heard the sounds of machinery through the open window. This is a basement apartment, so I couldn’t see much out the window. When I went up the stairs to see what was happening I noticed that the large planter on the corner […]

Lazy

As I move into my fourth week of unemployment, I must say that I kind of enjoy it. Yes I’m anxious about the fact that neither Sam nor I has a permanent job, but I like hanging around and doing things on my own schedule. My last job was stressful–partly due to the nature of […]

I hate being sick…

Once again, I have a nasty cold. I should be used to it by now, but I still find it annoying. I had to miss work yesterday. It was probably a good thing, because I feel a lot better today; but I still hate calling in. Hopefully I’ll be better by Monday.

Knitting and a lack of ambition

For years I’ve said that I wanted to learn how to knit. It’s always been in that “some day” category. My mom started to crochet when I was about 4, and I was fascinated with watching her work. I loved to help by rolling her yarn into balls for her. Unfortunately, when I tried to […]