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A Day in the Life
September 28th, 2015 by suzy in Country Life,Dogs,Family,Friends,Work 6 Comments

Saturday was my last day of working at the jobette. For real-real, as Jessica used to say in her long-ago youth. They have hired someone to work from Tuesday through Saturday, so they will only need me on Saturdays to fill in for her if she has to work an event or something. I walked […]

September 24th, 2015 by suzy in Bullshit,Country Life 5 Comments

It seems strange that I had more to write about when spending more time at home in Hooterville than I do now I’m out in the world five or six days a week. It’s probably because I’m spending that time immured in work in my office, and who wants to read about that? Work has […]

Fair Suzy
September 20th, 2015 by suzy in Family,Friends,Jessica,Special Occasions 1 Comment

It’s the middle of September, and you know what that means: time for the County Fair! I left work early on Friday afternoon, picked up Megan, and set off fairwards. It was a postcard day, with not even a wisp of Karl the Fog* over the shining blue Pacific as we wended our way through […]

I Should Have Known Better*
September 15th, 2015 by suzy in Bullshit 6 Comments

Meanwhile, back in Absurd World™… I foolishly checked the mail on Friday, even though I know no good ever comes of it**, and was greeted with a dental bill for more than $100. You may remember that I lost part of a filling recently, and had to visit the dentist to get a temporary fix […]

Birthday Boy
September 11th, 2015 by suzy in Family,Friends,Special Occasions 6 Comments

We celebrated Jonathan’s 50th birthday* last weekend with, appropriately enough, a garden party. Well, a garden party our style. And it’s appropriate because the 80 foot by 80 foot garden/party palace was made with the hard work and vision of my siblings, with a little help from our (heavy machinery owning) friends. It all started […]

Past & Present
September 7th, 2015 by suzy in Car 7 Comments

I lent Wednesday to a friend who was making the trek to Santa Rosa last week, so I drove the 30 year old Honda for a couple of days. It was a whole different experience from driving a seven year old car. You lock and unlock the car with an actual key, and you roll […]

Play Date
September 2nd, 2015 by suzy in Country Life,Friends,Special Occasions 3 Comments

Megan and I caught up with our good friend Lu before she and her boyfriend Rik took off for Central America for three weeks. Rik and Lu are both EMTs, and most years, they go on a mission of mercy to Honduras to provide medical care to villagers living in rural areas with no doctors […]