Yes, it took three months for the scrap of paper to surface again. Not too bad, really, considering the age of some of the papers in the big box. For posterity: 12 dire rats 11 litches leaping 10 iron golems 9 necromancers 8 hydras hiding 7 giant scorpions 6 eyes a'floating 5 golden dragons 4 … Continue reading Twelve Days of Christmas
Sit patiently while Mom goes through her routine. Every time we visit, she has a dozen or so treasures she wants me to see. It's a long, slow, steady process of purging her stuff. This time two pictures Dad brought back from Korea and which lived on my childhood bedroom walls were in the pile. … Continue reading To Hang Two Pictures
Dear Grandma, Thank you for the liver. I put it where my Mom would step on it. We all got lots of exercise. Your Grandson
Dear Grandma, Thank you for the liver. You were right. When my sister ate some, her expression was great. She spit it out real fast. Your Grandson
Did I say there were only going to be three parts? Dear Grandma, Thank you for the liver. I like it almost as much as steak. Your Grandson.
Third of a three-part series. Dear Grandma, Thank you for the liver. I took it to school and we had a great food-fight. Your Grandson.
First in a three part series on thank you notes. Dear Grandma, Thank you for the liver. It was nice. Your Grandson.
Elephant Eating 101: One bite at a time. Elephant Eating Remedial: Ignore the salad. Elephant Eating 102: Ignore the other elephants.
One of the first steps in FlyLady's program is "Get dressed to lace-up shoes." The theory is that until you do that, you're still in early morning, pre-work mode. It's too easy to go back to bed or curl up on the couch. I have a mixed marriage. I come from a shoes-on family. Good … Continue reading Lace Up Shoes
How do you eat an elephant? Answer: One bite at a time. Remedial answer: Ignore the salad. Another time management expert says to "Eat the frog for breakfast," meaning do the thing you least like first. The advanced method is to find the biggest, ugliest frog and eat that one. Eating frogs doesn't work for … Continue reading Eating an Elephant — Remedial