Stuck at Home

Yay. Sort of.

I'm home today, a surprise day off.  I'm home because I'm self-employed and I've lost 2/3 of my clients for the "foreseeable future" because my clients are assisted living communities.  Thank you COVID-19. I just came back from a one-week (very expensive) vacation.  I went to work for a week and now my work has … Continue reading Yay. Sort of.

Wedding Rings

Turns Out I Really Am Selfish

The only other truly significant boyfriend I ever had, decades ago - who has had an enormous impact on my life - once told me that I am selfish.  I don't remember my age at the time - I was 16 or 17 perhaps - but I never forgot that.  For some years, I didn't … Continue reading Turns Out I Really Am Selfish

Quarantine

Quarantine – Uh Oh, It’s Here

  Well, it's come to my home.  Not the virus itself, but its effects. I work with the assisted-living community.  My biggest client is actually a franchise that represents a third of the buildings I visit.  They have closed ALL buildings throughout March (at least), due to an abundance of caution.  I fully expect my … Continue reading Quarantine – Uh Oh, It’s Here

Family Tree Sketch on Scrap Paper

They Hate Me … Because They Love Me

  My family hates me.  And by family, I mean my cousins.  That's really all that's left, my cousins - my mother's brothers' children.  (I have no siblings except for: 1, the one I was hidden from; 2, the half-sister from another mother and her now-deceased brother.  This is a really long story I'm not … Continue reading They Hate Me … Because They Love Me