Day 29

I’ve been trying to write a post, but mostly I’ve sat here looking at the blinking cursor because I’m struggling with something to say. Some bloggers have been energized by the availability of time to post, but I readily admit I’m at the opposite end of that spectrum. Each day just drifts into the next.

I’m staying in, staying safe, doing my part to keep you safe, but damn do I miss people and life as we knew it. πŸ™‚

I was able to get out and rake a few more leaves last week, but no photos because all that is poking through are day lily and iris green leaves. We’re getting steady rain right now with winds forecasted for this afternoon. Living in a state that is 80+% covered in trees causes everyone including me to hope the power stays on.

My seedlings are coming along. I’ve separated and transplanted most into their own cells. Watching them grow is certainly enjoyable and gives one hope.

I kept busy last week sewing in the afternoons on a wall hanging made from the scraps that I used to make cushion covers on the porch. I’m happy with it, but now I need to come up with a project for this week. One positive is I’ve sure used more from my small stash of fabric than I ever remember. (Weird light on the lower right is the grow light.)

So, what is the first appointment you are going to make when we are allowed some moving about? For me, it will be a haircut. Who knew the thought of potentially getting a haircut could be so exciting.Β  Right behind that call will be one to a friend and hopefully we can go to lunch and have a good chat across a table instead of on the phone or texting. πŸ™‚

Last week I mentioned that ‘stay at home’ made me think of living on Mars. This week, when I glanced at the cardboard box that a mailbox came in, my head hurt trying to figure out why a company located in CA would need to put “Made on Earth in China.” Hmm, but then again, it doesn’t take much to make my head hurt these days. πŸ™‚ Stay safe, friends.

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74 Responses to Day 29

  1. AnotherSlice says:

    I love the colors of your room and wall hanging. Hang in there. I really like the idea of lunch with a friend when this is all over, and I have not had a hair appointment since Dec. 2 so I really need that too!

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  2. Nice wall hanging. It’s strange times. Sometimes I am energized and sometimes I’m in a pity pit. Yes on haircut. Yes on lunch with friends. Yes on anything that means getting out and having fun!

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  3. Such a lovely and whimsical wall hanging! Did you design it yourself? When I was looking for cotton remnants to make masks from, I realized how much fabric I have. Lots of either vintage or vintage-looking barkcloth with those fabulous large florals of the 50s. I’d love to use it somehow. I am so grateful to have gotten a color and cut just before the lockdown, but it’s rapidly becoming time for a trim.

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    • I did the wall hanging myself by first just printing out a rabbit pattern I liked off the internet. I used invisible thread to do a small zig zag around him. I thought I could perk it up a little with the ear inserts and the tail. Then I quilted him down. Sounds like you have a treasure trove of fabric there. Good move getting a hair appointment ‘before’ this started. I had been thinking of letting mine grow out a little, but it’s gone past a little. πŸ™‚

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  4. Dawn says:

    Oh, Judy! I completely understand. It was so hard for me to write a post during this time! I finally just decided to pour out my heart. You have been doing a wonderful job of posting… and I look forward to hearing your ‘voice’ every time!
    Last week, my Spring flowers experienced all four seasons here in Illinois ~ days in the upper 70s, strong winds, a hail storm, snowflakes, and thunderstorms! This week we are expecting nights in the 20s. After so much time at home, I’m actually excited about mowing my lawn next week!πŸ˜‰
    I just love your bunny wall hanging! Such a pretty color palette! I have a project suggestion for you, Judy! Why not use your paper piecing skills to create a little paper quilt card? I’m sure it would be fabulous… and so much quicker than stitching a real quilt!
    First on my list is a haircut, too! We will all be really shaggy together as we try to schedule hair appointments. Stay well, my friend! πŸ’—

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    • You certainly did have all four seasons, and I’m guessing your garden is wondering what in the world is going on. Kind of like us humans. πŸ™‚ I have a good friend who creates beautiful hand embroidered wool cards. They are like miniature gifts all by themselves. I will have to see if I can find a small pattern that might work on a card. Good idea, Dawn. πŸ™‚ I guess I took getting a hair cut whenever I wanted for granted. Never again. πŸ™‚ Stay well yourself and best wishes to your folks as well.

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  5. Eliza Waters says:

    I think we are getting to the ‘blues’ stage of staying put. Lots of lethargy out there. At least on the good weather days, we can get outside in the yard. Can’t get enough sun after the long winter and I do enjoy a couple hours of puttering around.
    Hope your power stays on – hang in there!

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  6. Dan Antion says:

    The wall hanging looks great. Your talents always impress me. I hope the tree limbs stay on the trees and not in your power lines, Judy. For years, I have been going into Hartford for a haircut and then meeting my best friend for breakfast. He’s staying at a house near the shore (to get out of his condo building) so my haircut may return before he does. I did do a little trim on my own – who’s to know?

    The winds and rain are keeping us in today. Hopefully, I’ll get outside this week.

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    • Hope your trim went well. I have certainly thought of clipping a little here and there myself. πŸ™‚ Yes, I raise my coffee cup to us both getting outside this week. So far today, it has been raining buckets since the minute we got up, there are pools of standing water, but the power is on. πŸ™‚

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  7. Joyce says:

    I’m totally in love with your bunny wall hanging! The colors are lovely, complementing* the peaceful oasis your porch is! That pop of red is striking! And bunny’s tail is so cute!
    Just drifting from day to day here, too. Not specifically missing anything because I never mind being home, but still carrying around a weird kind of emptiness that I questioned myself on yesterday: “Am I depressed?” I need a hair cut and color, too, and haven’t had make up on for a month. I miss strolling grocery store aisles, randomly plopping stuff that just “looks good” into my cart. I need to finish peeling wallpaper in my office room but just don’t feel like it. Every day I wake up thinking, “Today’s the day I’ll finish in there!” By noon it’s “Naw! I’ll wait til tomorrow!” I’m strangely happy and content, though. I think it’s the uncertainty that bothers me the most!
    *And today, wondering if “complimenting” or “complementing” is the correct form for my first sentence! What do you think?

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    • You pegged the emotions perfectly, and I never appreciated just being able to get in the car and go to any store I wanted to just pick one thing up at a time. Just picture me sitting here smiling and chuckling at the feelings and the grammar check, Joyce. If only we lived closer, we could sit out in our driveways and laugh at how much counseling money we were saving. Take care, and surely it won’t be too long before we can stroll a store aisle and get a hair cut. Put makeup on? Well, we won’t have to do that if we’re still wearing masks, right. πŸ™‚

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  8. How can we help but feel blue? Or panicked? Or claustrophobic? Or, perversely, agoraphobic? (I am wondering if I am ever going to want to leave my own yard again.) Hugs from Maine, Judy. These are hard times.

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    • I have been going to the closest grocery store on average once every ten days, and by comparison, it is quite small. Last week, I had to go to Walmart to return something I had purchased online. When I looked around and saw all the people in the store and almost no one had masks on, I got out of there just as fast as I could. I’ve never been a ‘big’ crowd person, but I’m thinking I may not even like big box stores when this is over. I like people. I like talking with old friends and making new ones, but this situation is definitely going to impact how we feel in the future. It’s been raining buckets the entire day, standing water everywhere, but the power is still on. Stay safe, and I hope your power is still on because I sure didn’t like reading Denise’s post.

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  9. Judy, I always say that sunshine is better than Prozac and now I am more sure than ever. Sunny days and mild temperatures have been a godsend for my sanity and your time is coming. Temps are going up here and humidity will set in shortly, both of which are a complete game changer for me. The thought of downed power lines is more than I can think about right now. June is the beginning of hurricane season and it doesn’t seem that far away.

    You are so talented and I always love seeing what beautiful projects you have completed. As to hair, I have a box, ’nuff said.. As to what I’ll do first, that’s easy – go to the beach for sunset. Take care and stay positive!!

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    • You are so right – sunshine is the best medicine. A ME blogging friend posted yesterday, they were up to five days without power. That’s a lot to cope with. I feel fortunate, the winds went around us and we are not near any of the flooding. Glad you have necessary supplies, and I’ll look forward to that first beach shot. πŸ™‚

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  10. Oddment says:

    As always, I hurt my chin on the floor when I looked at your wallhanging. How beautiful — and, believe me, any time I can see any rabbit motif as beautiful, you know it is!

    There is no getting around the ache of this time; it is lonely. And angry and fearful. Brain-numbing. It’s no wonder you just stared at the cursor. Very glad the words came — it’s good to find you here!

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    • I have such a soft spot for rabbits. I guess having had two ‘pet’ ones over the years does that to a person. πŸ™‚ Glad you liked it. That cursor mocks me sometimes especially when you are hanging around within four walls. πŸ™‚

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      • Oddment says:

        The “mocking” cursor — that’s so right. And much worse within the eternal four walls. I’d forgotten about your pet rabbit! It’s no wonder the wall hanging has such personality! I am sure your pet rabbit was not even remotely related to the marauders here.

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  11. I will reschedule my dentist appointment first thing, then my electrologist, and then my hairstylist. In that order. I was due to have my 6-month teeth cleaning and check-up this week but they called and canceled it 2 weeks ago and they weren’t rescheduling since they don’t know when they’re going to start seeing patients again. 😭

    I Iike your wall hanging. I see wise grandmother tree in it.

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    • My husband had an appointment with a primary care on April 17. They called a couple of weeks ago and rescheduled for September. I hope it doesn’t take me that long to get a haircut or I’ll be wearing a hat. πŸ™‚

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      • I walked with the friends I’ve got in my little circle yesterday…we stayed 6ft and more apart, but she asked me if I had seen my stylist b/c my hair looks different. It’s just growing out, and any much longer I’m going to have mullet! I may have to get He-Man to trim the hair at the nape of my neck before my salon opens up again!

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  12. germac4 says:

    I love your wall hanging, and especially the soft colours of the wall hanging and the walls, makes for a tranquil space. Yes, I miss the real contact with my friends, especially a few that I meet every week for coffee. Thank goodness I had a hair cut, and also went to the dentist just before this all began…so much we take for granted!

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    • It has been a dramatic reminder of the activities and supplies that we have always assumed we could do or get. I miss just having a face-to-face conversation with someone and being able to go to a store where the shelves are stocked. I’m still amazed that there are no paper products unless you are in line at the store the moment it opens. Take care.

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  13. Murphy's Law says:

    There isn’t anything about your wall hanging I don’t love! My first appointment will definitely be for a hair cut. When you wear your hair very short as I do, even 1/4″ growth makes me look like “who done it and ran!” I’ve already passed the 1/4″ mark. :+[

    Heavy rain and wind here today, but now the sun is out in all its glory. It’s. 6:25 pm.

    I read a blog I follow from Cape Town, SA that put my funky feelings and mood into perspective pronto. Their lockdown was extended to end of April, possibly longer. They cannot take walks or take their dogs for walks, even in their own yard. No liquor or cigarettes are for sale ring lockdown. Stores are limited to maximum 50 customers at any one time. BUT, because they immediately initiated limits on how many you can buy of one item, store shelves are comfortably stocked.

    I need to mow lawn and do a lot of weeding. The damn weeds are growing like….well, like damn weeds! Lol.

    Stay well my friend. Stay safe. Stay home. Let’s all be glad we can take walks and walk our dogs. I don’t drink or smoke, but yikes!! to those folks who do.

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    • That truly is a ‘lockdown,’ and I thought ‘stay at home’ was confining. Our local grocery store has a 120 limit, and Walmart has some type of limit. But, that ‘lockdown’ definitely puts things in perspective., and I won’t complain about the pouring down rain all day. Stay safe and enjoy mowing the yard when you get the chance.

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  14. I had to go from my iPad to my laptop to respond, Judy, as I can type much faster here. πŸ™‚ I’m happy that I can get out and walk, which I did this morning, but then I followed that by going grocery shopping…in a mask for the first time. Sigh. It was one we’d had since my husband got cancer and not particularly comfortable. I felt like I couldn’t breathe and was peering out over the top. Sigh. Made my husband happy that I was wearing it and made people around me more comfortable, I suppose, although a lot of them weren’t wearing masks at all. I was disgruntled by the time I got home and was grouchy for too long after that.

    When we can go our again, I’d like to go to a coffee shop, get tea or a mocha, and sit outside enjoying it. I’d love to go to the library for real books, although I’m reading voraciously on my Kindle (books checked out from the library) and have plenty boxes of books in the garage. I’d like to try a craft brewery in our new town and I’d love to get in the van and go to a park of some sort. πŸ™‚ That being said, I realize how blessed we are to be where we are, to have gotten our move in, to have plenty food (even if it’s annoying getting it), and so on. We have plenty of TP and paper towels and I was able to get a gallon of vinegar today, although I’m still looking for whole wheat pastry flour. But I have two enormous artichokes for dinner, so that’s going to be delicious.

    janet

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    • Glad you got your laptop out and glad you got the move in. πŸ™‚ Masks are not comfortable, and no matter which one I wear or how I push it around, I steam up my glasses and then I can’t see. LOL The library – oh, I cannot wait to get a real book that is current. I use the online system, but we are such voracious readers that we’ve read a lot of the authors that we like and that are available in ebooks. I’m with you on the craft beer and the coffee. I never minded grocery shopping, and I’d stroll around the store getting extra steps. Now, I go in with a list, pick it up, avoid everyone as much as I can, and get the heck out. I just filled my first grocery order online out and will drive up and pick it up on Saturday. There are no paper products available online so at some point I’ll still have to make one of those 6 a.m. trips to get those. I really don’t like the feeling of avoiding everyone like they have the plague, but in this case that is what we have to do. I don’t mind the 6′ distance but I don’t like thinking everyone without a mask is going to give me the virus but that is kind of how you feel right now. I’m really praying we all get through this, learn valuable lessons, get a vaccine, and don’t have to ever experience this again in our lifetime. I think I’d better pray harder and longer though.

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      • My big thrill yesterday was getting a gallon of white vinegar and today, when I went to get groceries for my parents, I realized Mom probably had bleach. Sure enough, she did, so I now have a small jar of it, plenty big for anything I’ll need. Small victories and excitement. Still haven’t gotten whole wheat pastry flour, but I may need to go to a different sort of store for that.

        I haven’t gone to any of the 60+ days because as one chain said that isn’t having those days, why have all the most susceptible people all together at one time and place. πŸ™‚

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  15. Eilene Lyon says:

    What an adorable wall hanging! When I got out my sewing machine to make face masks, I discovered that there is no longer any fabric in this house! Guess I won’t be doing any fiber crafts.πŸ˜‰

    I’ve been cutting my own hair for so long, that isn’t an issue, but I miss going out for happy hour with a friend or out to lunch with hubby. Tomorrow I will have my first Tele-medicine experience to consult with a doctor about an ongoing health issue (which has preoccupied me for this entire pandemic).

    I miss the library a lot, too. Poor me. At least I have a few daffodils and some asparagus and rhubarb and green onions! And walking the dog…

    Stay safe in the storm. Hope you get sunshine soon! 🌞

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    • If you have a bag of donations for Goodwill, you might find a fabric option in there. πŸ™‚ I applaud your ability to cut your own hair. I think about it, but am afraid I’ll make the situation worse. I hope your Tele-medicine experience goes well and addresses some of your concerns because none of us need more worry right now. My daffodil leaves are maybe 2″ tall, and my asparagus has yet to poke through which is concerning. We have partial sunshine today which is a true gift.

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      • Eilene Lyon says:

        Not even a goodwill bag, I’m afraid! It’s still early yet for asparagus; most of mine haven’t come up yet and I’m in a warmer area than you. We’ve got lots of sunshine, but a cold front settled in this week. Enjoy your partial sunny day!

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  16. Nancy says:

    I understand about having a hard time to post. I’m struggling on IG as well.

    But I do love hearing what you have to share with us. Your crafts, your gardening but most of you your words!

    We are blessed living where we do and I get out for walks just in the neighborhood. But it doesn’t mean I don’t worry, wish I could go shopping for nothing, or wonder when we are going to Pennsylvania to see family. Will it ever be normal again?

    Beautiful wall handing! Hope your Easter was wonderful!

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    • I didn’t think about your summer move to PA. I hope by then all is well, or at least better, and you can find yourself back at the lack. πŸ™‚ I’m guessing this transition is going to be tricky because each state is on a different path. Living in a tourist area, I never paid much attention to out of state cars, but these days seeing a NJ or NY car makes your mind wander. I was actually stopped near a car with NJ plates, and they had made a sign and affixed it to their car saying they were NH residents. It’s pretty sad that this has come to that, but people are afraid. Take care and enjoy your walks.

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  17. I’m glad you are able to stay home in safety and even if the weather isn’t great, you have a lovely large block of land to enjoy. Hang in there. This too shall pass. We are staying home and I’m quite content to potter with my roses, write some posts and continue crocheting. There has been a huge increase in butterfly and moth numbers recently and I keep dashing outside to take yet another photo of a beauty on my salvia. I’ve been posting them on Instagram.

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  18. Joanne Sisco says:

    You do have a talent for creating a bit of magic out of scraps of fabric! … and I smiled at the comment about having a hair cut. I think we’re all getting more than a little shaggy at this point. I hate to think what a disaster my hair is going to be in another couple of months 😏 When we all come out of hibernation, there will be a lot of amusement at how much we’ve all changed πŸ˜‰

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    • That is so true – there will be physical and mental changes, and may I compliment you on losing weight while cooped up. Applause. Those that color their hair will either race to get it redone or they may have decided they want to embrace the natural look. I embraced the natural color a few years back. I wanted my hair a little longer, but I have a feeling I’m going to look like a sheepdog when I finally get an appointment. Take care.

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      • Joanne Sisco says:

        Hold your applause on my weight loss. It’s minor and was actually more of a joke. I suppose I AM proud of the fact I haven’t GAINED weight … yet. We’re not out of this yet and there’s still time 😦

        I have fine mousy hair that really needs to be kept short. I would actually welcome the sheepdog look compared to the drowned-rat version I’m sporting.

        I wish I looked good in a hat :/

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      • Since eating is the highlight of our cooped up day, I would applaud any of us who didn’t gain weight. πŸ™‚ My hair is thinner than it use to be, and I look at my daughter who puts her hair in a pony tail and pulls it through a cap and wish if only I could do that. I just look like an ‘mature’ woman having a bad hair day. πŸ™‚

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      • Joanne Sisco says:

        My hair has always been thin and now it’s just pathetic. Sigh.

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  19. Brenda says:

    As you saw in Denise’s post, it’s been wildly chaotic here in Maine. After I had spent a lovely few days cleaning up my perennial beds and readying the south veggie garden for planting, our prediction for a rain and “flurries” turned into about 15″ of wet heavy snow. Ouch, ouch, ouch. We lost power for three days, but fortunately have solar back up. Others were not so lucky. Then, yesterday, we braved torrential rain, huge winds and flickering lights (thank goodness we didn’t lose power again). So, I’m delighted to see the sun shining today. The snow is gone, and I can get back in the gardens. It’s all relative! We will never look at life quite the same again, will we?

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    • Oh, wow, you got hit too. I am so sorry. But, I’d sure love to know about your solar backup.That sounds reallyt interesting. We had torrential rain yesterday with pools of water everywhere, but it didn’t have to be shoveled. The sun was out all day today, and I embraced every single minute of it. πŸ™‚ Yes, you are so right – we will never look at life quite the same again.

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  20. nutsfortreasure says:

    What a wild weather day yesterday. So many of my quilting friends have gone on to make and donate face masks to keep them from going stir crazy.

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  21. Karen says:

    I know what you mean about writing posts. It is hard for me to share a recipe when you know that everyone is mostly cooking from what they have available. They certainly don’t want to put on a mask and go shopping for ingredients. As to going to the hairdresser, I think we all are looking forward to that. I had an appointment for April 3rd that was cancelled when the shop was closed and another for May 7. Wouldn’t it be nice if things were open by then but I’m not going to hold my breath waiting for that to happen. Hope your weather improves…wish I could send you some of our heat, it was 97 a record yesterday.

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    • That’s so true about having ingredients on hand. It just seems like you have some of this and some of that. πŸ™‚ 97 – oh, my, you could really bake your bones in that temperature. We’re still in the 40-50’s, but at least we can get outside. I’ve never enjoyed raking leaves before this year. πŸ™‚

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  22. Tiffany says:

    “Made on Earth in China” would’ve confused me, too.

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  23. I’m with you, Judy. I’ve had a terrible case of ennui set in of late. I pick up a book, only to put it down after reading maybe two pages. But realizing this might be for the long haul, I am hoping for a second (third?) wind at some point. Yes, a haircut will be needed! – Marty

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    • I love to read. I usually have 20+ books on hold at the library, they roll in as my turn comes around, I pick them up, anxiously read them and start over. With the library closed, I’m reading their ebooks which is a limited supply, but we’ve read so many of the good authors we’re down to words on a page and those definitely don’t hold my interest. Add that to the listlessness I feel, and I find myself drifting around from project to project with no real enthusiasm. But, I’m thinking I need to get myself in gear because it doesn’t look like this is really going away anytime soon. Stay safe, and I wonder which one of us will be able to get a haircut first. I’m thinking you will. πŸ™‚

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  24. carylbeach says:

    Almost everyone I have spoken to feel exactly as you do. Now you have posted your thoughts you can move on. I’m trying not to beat myself up with guilt because I’m not clearing out my cupboards, or creating amazing art work, or baking scrummy cakes..we all have to deal with this in our own way…I must say responding to blog prompts has been a great way – foe me – to connect with the outside world and realise we are all struggling to make sense of this situation we are all part of. Love your stitch work, take care.

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    • You are so right that we each have to deal with this pandemic in our own way. Although, I’d be classified as an Introvert normally, this extended isolation does get to me. But, I raked more leaves this morning so I’ll sleep good tonight. Glad you liked the rabbit. I’m not sure any of us every considered that someone would sneeze in one country and the entire world would be affected, but we’ve certainly learned a hard lesson here. Take care.

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  25. Ally Bean says:

    I’m finding the same things as you. I am more circumspect than normal, words come and go, but don’t seem to stick on my virtual page. I already made my haircut appointment for early May BUT if the state doesn’t open, then it’ll have to wait. I look like an unshorn sheep at this point. *Baa*

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    • I try every morning to make it look halfway decent and fail miserably. It’s challenging enough to deal with the changes ‘maturity’ brings to your hair, but to go without a cut for an excessively long time sure makes it worse. “Baa” right back at you. πŸ™‚

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  26. Luckily for me, Judy can cut my hair if it comes to that. I just finished sowing the rest of my inside seeds today. Take care.

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  27. Where is all this extra time people have??? πŸ˜€ Keeping people and pets fed takes up much of my day…! Be well, stay safe!

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  28. pollymacleod says:

    When the lockdown ends myself and two close friends are going to treat ourselves to a meal and cocktails in a nice restaurant πŸ™‚

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  29. joey says:

    Such a pretty room πŸ™‚ Lovely wall hanging.
    Our stylist makes housecalls and I bet she’d come if I asked her to. She’d wear a mask and fix up all three of us girls, I’m sure. But I’m not asking. Sassy put some wash out color magenta purple stuff in her hair, and that turned out well. Moo keeps talking about buzzing hers, which I think she should not do, as she is blonde and if not done professionally, all the cuts will show, but it’s her head so whatever. The Mister shaves his own head. My hair is long and I am glad.
    I missed my dental appointment, so that’s my first one.
    I think our first outing will be to dinner and a movie as a family, our son included — maybe even with friends of the kids.

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  31. TamrahJo says:

    Doing fine here – for me? First thing I’m going to do? Drive out to get a few “can only purchase in store’ gardening stuff, from store about an hour from me and hope, PRAY! The gas prices are still low, once I can once more visit, decide what, exactly, it is that I need to purchase/blend, for ‘kickstart new garden beds health’ operations – LOL – until then? Um – plugging along being grateful for my local USPS carriers AND a way to start operations WITHOUT going to the store – πŸ™‚

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    • Glad you are hanging in there and being creative with your gardening adventures. It has been a real awakening to list all the ‘essential’ folks who have labored through this to keep the rest of us going. I’m hoping to get a little outside work in this morning before it starts raining again. Take care.

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  32. quiltify says:

    I have a short layered haircut. I have thick wavy hair. It became so heavy and wild that I decided, it didn’t matter what it looked like, I wasn’t carrying it around any longer. I chopped it all over my head, and surprisingly, it doesn’t look half bad (wavy hair is great), so I have ordered cutting and thinning shears as I think it will be a while before I’ll want to go to the hairdresser, and cutting my hair like that was fun…and I believe not using my household scissors next tie will be even better. LOL. After all it is not like anyone will see me but H. Anyway, being forced to stay home for me is alike a dream come true in a way (not the problem obviously). I am happier than a pig in %$&# with no guilt playing all day. LOL Stay well!

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    • I wish I lived next door because I’d don two masks if you would help me with my hair. I think you have adapted your cutting and quilting skills and put them to exceptional good use. πŸ™‚ Glad you’re finding lots of projects to keep you busy and challenged. Stay safe, and I think you are right in that we’ll all be thinking long and hard even after they ‘open’ things up.

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  33. slfinnell says:

    Catchin up on some reading, aren’t we all lol But had to laugh about the hair appointment. Me and my little sister are doing daily root ‘readings’. She has finally decided to call in help from a hair dresser who volunteered to drop off color so she can do it herself. I on the other hand am determined to let the gray in. Lord help us all with our hair though. Very challenging.

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  34. Once the gray came in a few years back, I wondered why I had fought it for so long. πŸ™‚

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