Category Archives: Life

My Week in Review: January 8-14

It seems like so many things have gone wrong in my quest for absolute, unassailable perfection. After a long holiday and a weird start to the quarter (I don’t know why they had to start it on a Wednesday this … Continue reading

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My More Appliance Woes

I promised in my resolutions to institute plots and plans and projects and update you on them. The current plot, to eat no added sugar and follow an anti-inflammatory diet, is not going well. But rather than admit defeat in … Continue reading

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My Best of 2017

I started this post last year by saying there was a feeling that culturally, it was kind of a shitty year. HAH! Move over 2016, you got nothing on 2017. Sigh. There were still many great cultural offerings in 2017. … Continue reading

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My Procrastination and Perfectionism Problem – Update #11 or My New Year’s Resolutions – 2018 Edition

How perfectly coincidental to conclude this project on New Year’s Eve. You say I planned it like that? Fine. Be that way. Of all the things I said I’d do, the three that stuck the best were going to bed … Continue reading

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My 2017 Year-in-Review: Entertainment Edition

Here is a list of (just about) everything I watched or read in the year 2017. The list is in (mostly) chronological order. TV Series Watched Schitt’s Creek (abandoned) The Man in the High Castle (abandoned) Silicon Valley (seasons 1, … Continue reading

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My Procrastination and Perfectionism Problem – Update 10

It’s Christmas Eve and it’s snowing! Incredible. I am also coming to the end of this project, and I don’t have much to report. I’ve definitely had trouble meeting my 11:30 bedtime since I have been on break. I just … Continue reading

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My Six-and-a-Quarter Year Old

And now, a post that gets to be all about school. Oh how Sonja loves kindergarten. The days are long, and recovering at home after school usually involves a fair amount of fit throwing, but rarely is there a bad word spoken … Continue reading

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My Procrastination and Perfectionism Problem – Update #9

With just two weeks left, I’ll consider this my penultimate update. On New Year’s Eve, I’ll do new resolutions and a recap of what worked and what didn’t from this little experiment. Now that I am on break from work, … Continue reading

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My Procrastination and Perfectionism Problem – Update #8

I was starting to worry that the project updates were getting a little long in the tooth, when I came across the following article in The New York Times – The New York Times people! Just the subheading made me feel better about myself. … Continue reading

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My Procrastination and Perfectionism Problem – Update #7

December. I’ve learned some things about migraines but still feel relatively powerless to change my headaches, which seem so different from others. I’ve been panicking because my triptans aren’t working, but it could be that I’m not taking them soon … Continue reading

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