Where’s Whoopsie #17: Two-Ply Christmas Lullaby

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me An extra roll of TP.   On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Two bottles of Miralax and an extra roll of TP.   On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Three gluten-free … Continue reading Where’s Whoopsie #17: Two-Ply Christmas Lullaby

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Don’t Think of a White Elephant

George Lakoff talks about how the moment you mention something - especially if you immediately tell the person not to think about it - all they can do is think about it. So, if I tell you "don't think of an elephant," all you'll be able to think about is the elephant in the room. … Continue reading Don’t Think of a White Elephant

Messages in a Bottle #3: Stoppin’ in a Winter Wonderland

This post was originally dated 12/28/17. It chronicles a stretch of the 54 and the 55 -  unpaved but "real" roads reasonably far off of Iceland's Ring Road - as well as part of the Ring Road once we finally found our way back onto it heading North from Snæfellsnes to Hvammstangi. It was written from … Continue reading Messages in a Bottle #3: Stoppin’ in a Winter Wonderland

Messages in a Bottle #2: No-Boxed-Lunch Day

I feel like I should offer some post hoc commentary on this blog post, but maybe next time. I think I've mentioned before that one of the most frustrating aspects of any form of chronic illness seems to be that we also become extra vulnerable to any acute illnesses that are going around. The two do … Continue reading Messages in a Bottle #2: No-Boxed-Lunch Day

Where’s Whoopsie #7: Merry Christmas to All and May You All Be Alright!

Twas the Night Before Christmas and in her flat on tenth floor, Lav claimed indifference to doing her chores. Compression stockings were hung in the bathroom with care . Oh, who are we kidding? They showed wear and tear! The kitty was nestled in laundry unfolded, Knowing her owner hadn't the heart to scold her. … Continue reading Where’s Whoopsie #7: Merry Christmas to All and May You All Be Alright!

Blogmas 2017 Christmas Tag

Happy Holidays! This is not a blog award post, per se, but the tag is the closest I can currently conceive to categorize it among similar get-to-know-you type posts. A Christmas tag is naturally limited in time to reply, so I will apologize in advance to one of the bloggers I tagged in this post … Continue reading Blogmas 2017 Christmas Tag