Thursday, October 07, 2021

Thursday Ramble - Busy Little Bee



My but I seem to be staying busy lately.  I had a couple of long days, starting early and running late.  I am not a night person.  I often go stretch out on my big fluffy bed at 9:00 PM, and I am usually asleep within moments of turning off the distractions.  I am lucky there, Jay often struggles with getting to sleep.  And he is not a morning person, it is rare for him to be up before daylight, or before me.  

I am awake at 6:00 most mornings.  It is rare for me to sleep until 7:00 AM. One morning recently I decided not to get out of bed, I opened up the bedside computer and read blogs, bringing a gentle rapping on my door about 8:30 asking if I was awake and okay.  Bedside computer, I keep my chromebook, on the side of the bed, for checking email and web-surfing. It is perfect.  

The battery is failing in my IPad, my living room computer.  In the past it would hold a charge for 3 or 4 days, now it is about two days, and when doing intense work it drops like a rock. My first tablet was an early Kindle Fire (pre-ordered, delivered a couple of days before the official release date,) then an android; the IPad outperforms all of them.  I will probably buy another one.  I just need to make time to run by the Apple store.  I also need to replace my phone, I need to find an hour to run to the Verizon store, then get with the office IT guy and make sure it has everything I need to remote into the office.  Time will come. 

It is fall, the tomatoes at the farmers market have lost that ripe summer flavor, a sign that it is getting colder at night.  We are still probably a month from the first frost.  

A couple more busy weeks, then I have a conference scheduled.  And a few days of vacation time.  Then back to the grind until the end of the year holidays.  I will be a busy little bee most of the rest of the year.  



 


 



 

12 comments:

  1. You are busy!!! I am still not back to a full on social calendar. As soon as I decide to branch out some, I get worried again, as lately I'm knowing more people getting COVID again. Only one was not vaccinated. And I friend lost his father just yesterday who was vaccinated. Here we go again.

    But I'm a night owl. Always have, been always will I suspect. Early to bed for me is 1am!!!!

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  2. 1 am only on New Year's eve

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  3. You both having different sleeping habits bodes well for the days when you are both retired. You have some time alone to do your own things. That works for us.

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    1. I like my quiet time in the morning

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  4. I get to bad about 10, and up at 6; Carlos is like a kid who thinks if he goes to bed early, he'll miss something.
    He is also very busy these days, with translations and teaching online ESL classes and such; I, myself, have a bug even this weekend, but then we slow down until middle of November, which is good because we're off to Oregon for a stretch at the end of the month.

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    1. My fall season is unusually busy this year, take care,

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  5. Take time to smell the flowers, busy bee!

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    1. They only bloom, when they bloom

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  6. Sounds very familiar. I just mentioned to a friend that I'm suddenly a lot busier. Maybe it just seems busier since I've spent the last year and a half staying home all the time.

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    1. We have two new funded project starting up this fall, it is wonderful to have the work, I am going to be busy.

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  7. In a few weeks I see Brother #3, who has bees - he may have a bit of honey to try.

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    1. He may be surprised how much honey a couple of colonies of bees can produce

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