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To-dos done Friday June 8

Complained to employee ombudsman about Norwegians’ propensity to fire up the barbecue at the first sign of hot weather because co-workers chose to do right outside my office window today and the lighter fluid fumes actually made their way indoors. My sinuses hurt for several minutes after just a minute of exposure to that. Other […]

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Fine woman all fine again

In regards to Saturday’s post about a certain work situation: Meetings today resolved it all. However, I have chosen to remove that part in Saturday’s post and any comments relating to it. I would love to be able to talk about my job, etc., but I neither want to be dooced nor accidentally badmouth my […]

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A fine, unmarried woman fine enough to marry

Lately I’ve been getting what I consider an odd comment, but when I think about it, I think it’s just how some men compliment a woman: A couple of men have expressed surprise at my unmarried status because I am a fine woman and ought to make someone a good wife. The physical therapist I […]

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Anniversaries

Midnight. Wind and rain slash at my coat, lifting it, getting my skirt wet. It’s a thin skirt, with glitter on it, and underneath I’m wearing only panty hose. Although the weather is almost freezing, I’m not. I’m warm because I’ve been drinking. The evening started with a glass of bubbly around 7 pm, worked […]

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30 days to serenity

September has been a month where things came to a head for me. I don’t function well when I’m tired. Ever since childhood, I’ve always gotten cranky when tired. After a weekend of little sleep, I got cranky at work last Monday, and the person I was cranky with (a regular co-worker) took it so […]