Sunday Night Check-In: Organized

  Last week was a big week at work for me. Our training event that had been in the works ever since I arrived on Whirlpool soil was held, and I think it went very well. But I had some early starts, and I was worn out by the end of each day. So, my […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: Hardwood, Antiques and Lake Trout

  Last week was a killer at work. We have a big training event this week, and I’m the Training Manager. So, I was swamped and worked longer hours than I can remember working in a long time. But I think we are ready. In fact, by Friday morning – even though Friday was brutal […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: Making It On Our Own

Today I started my “carpet” project. I have to say that all of of those people that told me to “just rip up that old carpet” are on my sh*t list. “Rip up the carpet” is a bold understatement. The “ripping up the carpet” took about 10 minutes. The job is more about pulling up […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: Windmills, Perch and New Beginnings

Yesterday I hid. I stayed in my house on the lake and drank tea and ate fruit and read Undaunted Courage and napped. I deep-conditioned my curls but did nothing else. I tried to go for a run, but I petered out about 3/4 of the way through and walked the rest of the way […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: End of Summertime

If I was at home – (oh wait, I am at home). Alright, if I was still in Louisiana, I would be counting down the days to the end of the heat in October … or November … or like last year … December. We ran the air conditioner at Christmas last year, and it […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: Road Trip

I’ll keep this short because I’m exhausted, and I need to get acclimated to this new time zone. Go to bed earlier, and get up earlier! Should be a piece of cake for me.   I’ll just give you some brief highlights, and I’ll feel in the blanks later….. Three days, over 900 miles, three […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: Home Stretch

I’m feeling a bit sad tonight. The good-byes have started. I’m looking forward to this week but a part of me is dreading it. I have lunches, dinners and breakfasts scheduled all week with friends…. friends who will be saying good-bye. We’ll see each other two hours later on Facebook so it’s not like it’ll […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: Change is in the Air

I’m in a roll-with-the-punches sort of mode. I’ve done this about 8 times in my life, and it never gets any easier. In fact, as I get older, I’m much more cognizant of how relocation impacts me, my pocketbook and my social circle. It’s not a decision I take lightly any more. When I was […]

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Sunday Night Check-In: Nostalgia, Pirates and Sunshine

I’m feeling nostalgic this evening. This afternoon on Facebook, my June 26 post from 2013 popped up in news feed. Wow! I can’t believe three years ago today I was in the midst of moving down here to Baton Rouge. I read the blog and totally got engrossed in a trip down memory lane. I […]

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