Things I’m loving this week

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Purple Martin Nest Cam: The Purple Martin Conservation Association has a live nest cam at Presque Isle State Park. The eggs have hatched and the young are about two weeks old now. You can watch the live feed here:


Megan Rapinoe. I don’t even like soccer, but I admire this woman on so many levels. I hope they win it all and you can bet none of them are “going to the f***ing White House” for a photo opp and fast food with our obese and illegitimate “president.”


Child labor. It’s nice having two teenagers home all day to do my bidding. They are both working part-time, but when they have free days (or mornings)….that’s when I can get some stuff done around the house, even if I have to pay for it. “Wash the kayaks” was an “extra” job on the list that came with a $15 payment. I’d never have guessed Lauren would be the one to take that deal, but I came home from work to find her out there scrubbing them with a toothbrush. She earned her $15.


A driving teen. It’s also really nice having a kid who drives. Not only can she take her sister to swim practice and run errands but, if she gets bored, she can come to my workplace and join me on a lunch-hour walk.

Things I’m not loving this week

Trump’s #tinypenisparade. There are so many things to hate about this entire situation, but I think the most upsetting to me right now is that he just stole $2.5 Million from the National Parks system (remember…he just slashed their budget, too).  He’s a shameless, disgusting little sham of a president who was illegitimately elected on a false narrative he sold like the grifter he is.

Bathing suit shopping. ‘nuf said, amiright?

Drinking. I don’t know if it’s age or hormones or the heat, but it makes me so sick afterwards that it’s just not worth it.