Friday

1.1.21

What I hate: 1. Owning money 2. People who do not use turn signals 3. People who go under the speed limit 4. People who walk looking at their cell phone 5. People who walk with music on without headphones 6. Pumpkin pie 7. Goat meat and cheese 8. Stupidity 9. Aggression in any form or shape 10. Racism 11.…

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fog
Friday

12.18.20

It is Mid-December. The holiday break is coming up next Monday and I am looking forward to two weeks of not checking my email. The computer will be shut and not accessed except for checking on Etsy and to write on this blog. It has been a tough semester full of working on weekends a substantial amount of time. Additionally,…

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geese flying
Friday

12.11.20

My sister got COVID. She is on the mend now. It is unbelievable because you never think it can happen to you or your family. Yet here it is, happening. She probably got it from her co-workers. No one wears masks there in the rural forgotten and forsaken little town in Belorussia located downstream from Chernobyl.  All of them probably…

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petal
Friday

12.4.20

It’s December and I cannot believe it is here already. The Christmas decorations are everywhere on the streets of Hillsboro. The inflated Santas greet us when we walk neighborhoods. I am a person who installs the Christmas tree and decorates it the night before Christmas. It is a leftover tradition of living in the Soviet Union where instead of Christmas…

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bird pick
Friday

11.6.20

Insomnia. It’s been a couple of weeks since I was able to suspend myself into the sweet honey of dreams. I don’t know what happened. Nothing has changed in my routine. But nevertheless, here we are, not sleeping. The upside of insomnia is reading. After all, you have an entire night to kill. That’s a lot of hours. We don’t…

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love tree pic
Friday

9.25.20

Today because I had a lottery ticket I fantasized about the life of being independently wealthy. It was not anything extraordinary. Most of it was a lifestyle that I lead already: walking, hiking, drawing, running. The only thing that would have changed is my living accommodations. I would either move to English or Irish moors by the ocean or stay…

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fog
Friday

8.7.20

Today I want to get drunk. And I will. Depression setting in. Maybe not really a depression as much as a need to change my life. I am sick of working the same job for 11 years. I hate my boss and my co-worker. I just can’t do it anymore. More and more I think of moving to Alaska. Small…

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after the rain picture
Friday

5.15.20

Day whatever into COVID pandemic. I don’t care what day it is anymore. In fact, for the most of the day, I thought it was Thursday and the only reason I came back to reality is that I got a notification on my cell to pick up the wine which I knew I scheduled for Friday. Everything is blurred and…

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stars falling
Friday

4.19.20

April already. Unbelievable. We have been in quarantine for a month. Drinking a lot mostly out of boredom. The time to slow down will come soon. Working from home. Love it. Wish I can find a permanent remote position. Watching a lot of Britain Got Talent and Hell’s Kitchen. Walking 10 miles a day with my dog. Sometimes running 4…

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Friday

2.3.20

I love lists! Today tasks are easy: ditch work walk the dog change oil in the car (it has been a year) walk the dog again wine and dine read sleep Some days are more exciting than others.  Over the holidays are actually went to all the parties on the schedule. It was great fun (except for driving 10 mi…

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