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I am simply trying to be a better person than the person I was yesterday.

'I chose the road less traveled, and that has made all of the difference'.

Robert Frost

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It is a beautiful, sunny and mild day here in the northern panhandle of West Virginia. The sunlight definitely gave my mood and general disposition a huge boost! :) I washed two loads of laundry,...


This morning, I put in a work order for my bathtub drain. The shower water goes extremely slowly, down the drain. I phoned in my work order to the housing specialist. I mentioned my work order to...


January 18, 2021

This and That... in And So It Goes....

I just resolved an issue I was having with no internet service. My provider ran a health modem check. They performed a reset over a span of 10 minutes, which was not effective. I spoke to a live ...


I just lost this entry. I do not know what happened. I do not feel like re-typing it. If anything develops in my life, I will put it in another entry. I do not understand how that happens.


January 17, 2021

Six-thirty P.M. in And So It Goes....

That was the time, last night, that it all started. That was the time that I went to bed, and that was the exact same time that there was the beginning of loud music, complete w/ a cranked up bas...


I spent the afternoon baking for and in celebration of a friend’s brother’s birthday, only to find out that the friend’s brother will not be visiting, tomorrow. I understand that things happen, a...


Last night, I was awoken out of a sound sleep a couple of times, by knocks on my apartment door. Those, coupled with trying to sleep on my leather futon bed have made my nights less than refreshi...


Aside from someone knocking on my door in the middle of the night, it was a basically quiet night. I did not get up to answer the knocking. After which, I heard someone make a “noise of frustrati...


I have not run into my ex-friend since yesterday, when she told me “where to go”. When I was outside, at noon I saw her coming into the building, w/ her daughter. I pretended as if I did not see ...


This morning, I thought I heard a noise like someone taking a dog on a chain to my neighbor’s apt. This would have been about 6am. I had had my coffee. I took my morning medications and then took...


January 11, 2021

Later On... in And So It Goes....

Here in the northeast, weather-wise, it was mild with no chilly winds, which made for a nice afternoon. My daughter took me to Dollar General. I had a list of taxable items to purchase, but also ...


I got up at 5am, and moved through my morning routine. I got a good shower and shampoo. I am waiting for my Meals on Wheels, for which I recently qualified. Youngest daughter phoned. She is takin...


I never really gave any blow by blow details about my former friendship. She was the neighbor to the right of me. I always spoke to her when she was coming or going, despite the gossip and unfrie...


January 10, 2021

In Retrospect... in And So It Goes....

This afternoon, I had a thought, regarding my former friend. She is just that, in the past. She has to be. She and her daughter are very, very bad news. As I started to type, I had ...


If I am accosted by my ex-friend, my ex-friend’s daughter, or my ex-friend’s daughter’s dog, I am going to tell them to leave me alone. If they continue to try to accost me, I have decided that I...


January 08, 2021

Early Morning... in And So It Goes....

This morning, after I showered, I wrote a letter to my landlord, addressing the issues that I am having with my neighbor and her daughter. I took it down to him, early this morning. Later on, I t...


Last night, I was woken out of sleep, by a person or persons buzzing my intercom long and hard. It went on for probably a minute. There are plenty more details. This morning, I notified my landlo...


I have had a friend and neighbor for a while now. She has slipped up, and I have caught her in lies, to where her stories do not add up. She has, in certain instances, tried to push my boundaries...


January 05, 2021

Catching Up! in And So It Goes....

Yesterday, although I had been fighting a post-holiday virus, as I call them, I had to go out and take care of some business, including paying off to the rental agency, the balance on the dining ...


January 02, 2021

Laundry Day. in And So It Goes....

Now that all of the birthday and holiday celebration is behind me, I intend to catch up on all of my laundry that has inadvertently been piling up in secured trashbags on the far side of my bedro...


I messaged my neighbor and friend, and told her in no uncertain terms that I do not feel comfortable letting people in the building whom are not tenants. I had to set a very clear boundary. I ask...


January 01, 2021

New Year's Day. in And So It Goes....

This afternoon, I managed to re-assemble my living room, as far as finding places for and putting away birthday and Christmas gifts, which were given to me on my birthday, last Tuesday. It looks ...


I saw it coming......not feeling well. My symptoms include mild achiness, moderate amounts of nasal drainage (which has subsided) and moderate chills. I have been staying warm, made hot tea and a...


December 31, 2020

Did You Hear? in And So It Goes....

You have heard of “the new normal”, right? Well my new diarist handle is Anne Marie. I was the old, “chocolatechip”. Just saying, lol......


December 30, 2020

Of Wednesday... in And So It Goes....

Nice weather, here in the northeast…Pennsylvania sister called me this afternoon…developing left hip discomfort.....applied Arthritis Hot to the affected area....results were effective…looking fo...


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