Why I Like Mondays

Fresh starts.
A schedule to keep.
A chance to be productive for others.
A bit of solitude.
Morning coffee with Mutti.
The start of five days of potential.
Smaller lines at stores.
Meal planning.
Marking To-Do’s off the list.
Running errands.
Music to drive by.
Time to write.
Visiting my personal Barista and writing partner at her work.
The promise of something new.

And Frankly, My Dear… that’s all she wrote!

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I have no post for Sunday because Saturday was spent getting my daughter ready for Prom!

Actually, she got herself ready. She’s very good with a make-up brush and curling iron. So I just entertained my Mom as we waited for the end result. Then I drove her over to her friend’s house for photos, and then they left for the Prom.

They had to check in an hour before the buses left, for security checks. Then they rode down to L.A. to an Arts Center for dinner and dancing! It will be a two-hour ride back in the middle … read the rest. . .

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Lessons Learned: April 28, 2012

It’s been about two months since I’ve posted any Lessons Learned. You would think in that amount of time I would have amassed a whole lotta learnin’. You would think.

I don’t think I learned a lot, so much as I kept re-learning the same things in different ways.

Although some things are new.

Ready? Here’s what’s been in my brain lately:

1. Black-headed grosbeaks look very similar to Baltimore Orioles.
2. Grosbeaks, among other birds, like to eat dry cereal like Cheerios and Rice Krispies.

3. Writing is something I do best when I do it for myself.

4. … read the rest. . .

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