Just peeking in with a little update.

I am sorry if my absence and radio silence sparked some concern for me, especially as I was all set to show up here more often and with content other than music memes. But sadly, stress just shuts me completely down. The whole world went to hell in a handbasket pretty quick with the rapid spread of Covid-19. In truth, I was already dealing with a lot of stress and anxiety before that.

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My BotB is postponed till the 1st.

Again. Sorry. New schedule at work, still lagging from DST, and now CoViD19 has me jittery.

I haven’t spent more time at work, but it’s been exhausting due to the rising panic due to CoViD19. People out panic shopping, clearing grocery shelves of everything, people coughing and not even making any attempt to cover their mouths. I honestly haven’t been able to collect my thoughts for the past few days, so this one got away from me.

I will definitely be around to vote in all your battles starting tomorrow afternoon, though!

BotB Winner for 03.01.20

Sorry for the short, sweet, day-late post announcing the winner from my March 1st battle, but there's still a lot of unexpected and time-consuming stuff going on here that I won't bore you with (until the post I make about it, if I get around to making one), but we do have a winner! This one wasn't as close as I figured it would be, though...

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BotB for 03.01.20

I know I haven't been around much lately and I am going to do my level best to get in here and update a bit more about what's going on in my world - mostly because I want to lighten my load just a little bit - but I am trying to figure out a way to do so that keeps my negativity out of the universe, because I certainly don't want or need anymore of it. Needless to say, February has been a doozy. Doozy is a funny word, and that's actually not even what I'd like to call it, but I'll just leave it at that.

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Just a quick update

Sorry for bailing on BotB and 4M this week. Last Wednesday, something happened that I can’t really talk about at the moment. Between said event, trying to make sure Estate expenses are paid, and schedule changes and open enrollment at work, I am under the most stress I’ve been under in quite some time. None of it is even remotely close to being over, but I’ve been forcing myself to stay busy, return calls, mail necessary documents, and any and all manner of navigating wildly different yet equally nerve-wracking situations. This new normal is exhausting, but I’ll be around, and back to posting shortly.

BotB rResults & Music Monday for 02.10.2020

First off, the BotB results should have been posted on the 8th, but I forgot that that fell on a Saturday that I was out of town. And is't really even somewhat of a miracle that this even got posted at all. I stepped into the shower at about 10pm, after my four hour trip home, and promptly managed to get some of the fancy tea tree oil shampoo my sweet Mama gifted me into my eyes. I spoke in tongues. I saw undiscovered colors. My eyes have never felt so fresh or clean! Unfortunately, it didn't clear up my vision. And the shower happened after Ari lost his mind after being let out of his kennel.

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BotB for 02.01.20 and a brief update

January is finally over.

Whew, what a long month. I mean, I'd seen all the memes and everyone talking about how long January was, but it seemed to be going by pretty fast for me. Then about the middle of the month, it all slowed down. Way, way down. It didn't help that I was sick for literally the first three weeks of the month. We also seemed to get all four seasons during this time as well. But now, it is February at last!

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I lied, and BotB results.

Sorry I never made it back over here with a Music Monday post. More estate stuff cropped up the has me nearly crippled with anxiety and so frustrated I feel like I could snap at any moment and be Michael Douglas in Falling Down. But I do have the results from my first Battle of the Bands in five or so years!

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Hold on, Music Monday is coming.

But probably not till Tuesday. I went out of town to visit family over the weekend, and it took literally forever and a day to take care of everything I needed to do beforehand, and I STILL almost never made it out of my home to make the trip. Still really, annoyingly stopped up, and nothing was helping. So many annoying little things were not going right the first time, running smoothly once happening, and I forgot some important paperwork. I was on the verge of canceling my entire trip because getting going was just overwhelming.

But I’m glad I went, because it was a lovely trip and it’s important for me to be able to visit my family as often as I can.

I got home and both of my sites were gone. I took care of that. Now it’s midnight, and I am done just like this day. I can’t think. I’ll be back at work tomorrow, and hopefully my mind and attitude will be more settled.