The sound of progress is deafening. Construction resumes. Heavy equipment and two days of early morning jackhammer. Dirtsister gets a little edgy. So we stroll. Here’s a visual of our morning troll through the garden….
Looking out the window, any window:
As Memorial Day looms, we’ll honor the memory of the student who died about this time time a couple of years ago. After school, barely off the parking lot. Tragedy.
Name this plant. Growing wild near a creek. I’d like to know. Wanted to catch it before it faded away…very fragrant.
And then these little buggers, harmless but annoying. We hate to spray, but we have engaged in chemical warfare. They just keep breeding.
Someday, we’ll learn how to wrap text around the images.
Sales calls: Quick note to aspiring sales weasels out there. We love to hear the promises of increased business (15%!) and appreciate your tenacity and product knowledge. But aggressively hammering and insulting me won’t work today. We just met! I like a subtler approach. Now get off my phone!
Customer Service note: Nobody likes to deal with insurance, unless you are an insurance agent. Today we called Blue Cross Blue Shield Anthem to get the low down on a confusing letter that we received. Dialed up the customer service number, a couple of rings, pre-recorded greeting in English and Spanish, then Gwen picked up, a live articulate customer service rep answered and hopefully resolved problem. All done in a couple of minutes and I was dreading the call.
Today feels lucky! Hats off to the insurance company for making that adjustment.
Today’s tip: Purify. I recommend sweating profusely, if you don’t do it regularly. Whether you are physically exerting yourself or sitting in a sauna, get sweaty this week. And drink some water.
[…] But with the beauty, comes a price. At certain times of the day this thoroughfare is heavily traveled with teenagers on their way to and from school and the nearby parks (another selling point at the time). Last summer the City re-designed the intersection to slow traffic down. The kids sometimes get it on two wheels around the corner. […]