It’s been an exhausting week, at my end. But I won a Fitbit! I am excited mostly because I have never won anything in my life. $300 million would have been nicer but, for that, I will have to start buying lottery tickets.
Christmas gifts purchased so far: 0. But there is a tree, albeit still tied to the top of the car. How do I manage, every single year, me, the planner in chief, to reach this sorry state of affairs? Maybe I am at the age where I would just want to wish the holidays away…or maybe it’s the ridiculously warm temperatures that don’t exactly scream “It’s Christmas”. May you have a productive weekend.
Next week we will let go of Summer time, our days will become shorter, and apples and oranges will fill our fruit bowls for months to come. I look forward to all of it (probably because sub-zero temperatures and snow blizzards are not in the cards where I live). For now, I will enjoy the last truly hot weekend of the year. Have a great one, wherever you are, whatever the weather.
I wish there was a week – just one – without any terrible news close to home. But, between our presidency and global warming, it just doesn’t seem possible. The Northern part of California is burning in a way I have never seen in my 22 years in this state. The winds are supposed to start kicking down here tonight…pass the martini please….
Hot flashes are the least of menopause. You will want to drive a knife through your heart; you will want to leave your lover, no matter how much you have loved them. You will feel as though your life is over, because it is. You will realize for the first time that your whole life people have looked at you because you are a woman and people look at women – but now, suddenly, you are invisible. But then something magical happens: