Whew~

Have you ever lost a day….or a couple of days because you are continuously moving from one thing to another?  Then you lift your head and breathe…only to realize your autopilot caused you to mix up days?

I looked back at this week’s blog posts and realized that I was off by a day.

The Thursday Lingerie post went live on Wednesday, there wasn’t a something useful post for Friday because Saturday’s strappy shoe post was running. Etc.

No emergency – its a blog.

But it threw me. What else did I screw up and was it important?
No one is screaming at me…so I may have escaped chaos.

(Note: I’m babbling in the next section)

Why did this happen?

  • I added another octogenarian to the mix and had to revamp a bathroom for their safety.
  • Needed to schedule to get back to my parents for one of the caregiver’s vacation time. Both parent’s had gone into the hospital for pneumonia (at seperate times). My brother needs a break.
  • Summer schedule changes coming up and my co-worker opened a resturant, so the planning and execution of those plans fall on me.
  • I’m considering purchasing a co-op and its a gut renovation – architect, plumber to find the gas lines, the owner passed – nothing really done since 1953…
  • Master was traveling.
  • Doctor’s appointments —  everything seems to be going well internally – body structure and exterior that can use some work.
  • Went through the storage unit to exchange winter goods for summer items. Had to do the resale craziness, again. RealReal, Buffalo Exchange, Goodwill and HousingWorks to the rescue.
  • Organization for Spring events – three happening this upcoming week.

You know…nothing keeps you in tune like children.  An alarm clock that keeps you on track.  Here’s the rest of the story with the photo above – Life Magazine followed the Life of a 1940’s Housewife from Kankakee, IL….she’s got me beat, by far:

A Series of Vintage Photos Documented a Day in the Life of a 1940s Housewife

Funny….I just ordered this dress:

Black Crane Coral Classy Dress


Master is helping his daughter move…

He’s Grumpy!
After the move Master is taking on IKEA bookshelf build detail:

dievca is just so entertained with the thought.
IKEA was a “Defining Moment” in Master and dievca’s Relationship.
(When dievca and Master survived an IKEA piece)


PAIN! au chocolat


dievca has a friend who is going through a tough time. The friend is dealing with shingles and setting up a surgery for a detached retina – when she should have flown on Holiday. No flying with that eyeball issue…

dievca sent her information about shingles and potential items to help with pain. The photo above is what she got back. Life is ALWAYS better with a little “chocolate bread” in it. Not sure if that will help with the shingle pain, though…

Pain au chocolat: A viennoiserie sweet roll consisting of a cuboid-shaped piece of yeast-leavened laminated dough, similar in texture to a puff pastry, with one or two pieces of dark chocolate in the center.


Some innocent fun and then the REAL treat!

HAPPY EASTER!

Morning with Family,
Afternoon with Master!

Can you guess which activity might be more fun?
XO
May a treat be waiting for you, too!


Passed out.


Have you ever had a tough week, expended all your energy and just passed out?
dievca did – she found herself in the position she started in.
Strange.


Do you see the light?

NYC Subway Jackson Heights 7 Line – from LGA

dievca’s brother did a phenomenal job of finding three excellent and local caregivers to take care of their Parents.  dievca’s second brother is MIA (“Call me with updates” — yeah, FU – I’ll drop everything to call you with updates…).

dievca helped get her Mom’s colitis under control and Dad eating more calories/water to function (something about not wanting to urinate more). It’s not perfect, but a good start.

As in all systems, dievca predicts breakdowns:

  • dievca’s Dad being an a** to the caregivers and they quit
  • or the caregivers finding another position
  • Mom’s colitis driving everyone batty
  • Their own Family/Home challenges
  • Etc.

But dievca isn’t going to borrow trouble for the moment, she’s going to milk this respite for all its worth. That, and figure out the brand of pillow she slept on – her neck felt better and her arms didn’t go numb at her Parent’s house…

Good Morning to you and may you see the Light of Day, too. XO


A Friend sent this…Good Morning!