Category: People Ponderings

Hi friends! I haven’t written because the only thing on my mind to write about has been work and I haven’t wanted to give the topic of work more space in my mind than it already has. But…today I don’t mind writing about it because today I have hope. I took the morning off for […]

I’m currently watching the Canadian Broadcasting Channel (CBC) on my Roku TV. I find it’s a nice change from American news and enjoy hearing the different way they pronounce “out” and “about.” Also, it seems that the news casters are more racially and ethnically diverse. Today’s work day went better. Monday I realized I had […]

My mom is coming to visit tomorrow. She lives in New England and I haven’t seen her since before the pandemic. She hasn’t seen my children for even longer. Last time she saw my son he was shorter than me and his voice hadn’t yet dropped. I love my mom, but she can be pretty […]

Orientation was sooo boring! It was over Zoom, which made it way worse. The first part wasn’t bad because we had an early lunch break and they gave us a couple hours. But following that was 3 mind-numbing hours about diversity and equity. Not learning about different cultures – that would have been interesting – […]

Yesterday I went to my book club. That’s right, I was taken off the wait list because enough people couldn’t go. It felt awkward again. Didn’t feel like I connected much with the ladies but it was good to get out and do a social event. Again, discussion questions were passed around and we had […]