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If asked what it is that is my favorite thing to do I am certain that it would be trying to brighten a friend's or fellow tenant's day. :)

Our thoughts, words and actions are multi-faceted. They affect every aspect of our lives.

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I woke up early, four-thirtyish? Yes. I went outside for a smoke. Last night, we received snow. It was a little slick out there, but I tried to be careful. By the way, in a previous entry I had m...


Tonight, I attended bingo. Most of the women had their own friend with whom they sat. I was however sitting next to a tenant from up on Bear’s floor. I guess you could say that she and I made a s...


Last night, around 11pm my neighbor was calling for help. I had already taken my H.S. medications, and was asleep. I got up, then went to her door, after first having had grabbed my cellphone and...


Nice weather here in the Upper Ohio Valley......sunny with temps in the 40s......by January standards? I’ll take it! :)


At 4:30 am, my smoke detector went off (carbon monoxide detector, rather). It would beep 5 times in succession, stop and then repeat the process. I had never heard it beep in this type of sequenc...


Thank you, everyone for your comments and suggestions. That having been said, I must certainly state that I have reached the realization that I have over-used this site as a sounding board and as...


Bear’s condition has been slowly deteriorating. For a long time now, even though we are unmarried and never will be, I have been, other than those in his care team, his sole support person. Last ...


Yesterday, while outside my friend’s ex-girlfriend approached me. WE were generally discussing the terrible antics of our former husbands. Her first husband was a cheater, as was mine. Her second...


Right now, things seem slightly overwhelming. I have a new neighbor. At first, I tried to be friendly, but have found out that I would be much better off having absolutely no contact with her. I ...


This afternoon, I went outside to wait for a prescription delivery. I had intended to go up to Walmart after the delivery person arrived. He delivers until 2:30pm. The bus went by at 2:14pm. Afte...


January 06, 2020

Social Activity in And So It Goes....

Friday night, I attended the building’s bingo activity. The social is at 5:30 pm. Bingo starts at 6pm. I paid for the whole month of January. It is $2.00/ night. There are five Fridays in January...


January 04, 2020

chocolatechip in And So It Goes....

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December 30, 2019

Fifty-Nine... in And So It Goes....

My youngest daughter took me out for my birthday. We went to Huddle House for lunch, where I also opened my gifts. She bought me the DVD, “Downtown Abbey” the motion picture, and a two piece top....


December 28, 2019

Saturday Evening in And So It Goes....

Tomorrow is my birthday. My youngest daughter and I are going out for lunch, then shopping. Yesterday, my middle sister and I went out to lunch. I received beautiful gifts. She drove me to the ho...


December 25, 2019

Salutation in And So It Goes....

Merry Christmas, everyone!


Yesterday, my sister visited. We had lunch (breakfast) at a new local restaurant. It was great! :) After that, we went to Walmart. I shopped for John, and for myself as well. I am getting back in...


December 18, 2019

Anxiety... in And So It Goes....

This morning, when I woke up my anxiety was through the roof. My hands were closed tightly. I did not want to move. I felt emotionally and mentally paralyzed. I was thinking about Friday’s testin...


Friday I am going to the hospital to have a stress test. 6am, I have to report. I have to find a ride. I imagine it will be by cab. Sunday evening, I had pressure in my back and chest for 20 minu...


December 14, 2019

Saturday Night in And So It Goes....

Tonight, I am up rather late (by my standards). I just finished re-arranging the majority of my apartment furniture. My day started out with a right temporal lobe headache, dry mouth an...


December 12, 2019

Of Thursday... in And So It Goes....

Today was the building’s Christmas dinner. We had turkey with all of the trimmings. I sat with a long-time friend, and my new neighbor. I dressed up. Wheeling sister is coming up cl...


December 11, 2019

My Meltdown... in And So It Goes....

Sometimes, hurtful words tend to accumulate in my brain. This morning, while standing by my kitchen sink, there was an outpouring of emotions and tears. I grabbed my cigars, bundled up and went o...


December 10, 2019

And Then... in And So It Goes....

I was leaving my apartment. My neighbor asked me if I was ok. He said I seemed down. I very nicely explained that you cannot be happy all the time. He gets down. He asked me how I would like it i...


Wow, after finishing my laundry I must have been tired. I took a long nap. I did not wake up until after noon. I do not normally even nap during the day. Well, I am really looking forward to the ...


December 10, 2019

No Title... in And So It Goes....

Doing laundry. I need to wash this top that I am wearing with a dress on Thursday to our building’s Christmas dinner. I made throw-together potato salad out of potatoes that I cooked in the crock...


After I returned from the food pantry, my oldest daughter picked me up. The idea was for her to give me a ride to the dollar store. I asked her if she was hungry. We went through Wendy’s drive -t...


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