Day 2-Shelter in place

This is what I finished up today and I started a new one. How are you all keeping busy? I decided to pull out a junk journal and some of my plethora of art supplies from the Redwood Shores NYU campus…aka my craft room/ boy’s bedroom.I have I am having a really rough day today…

Officially Day 1-Shelter in Place

Welcome to our new world. At 12.01 this morning they have placed seven bay area counties in isolation/quarantine. We have been ordered to shelter in place for three weeks.My one niece goes to college in Monterey and has decided to just stay in her apartment for now even though school is online. My one sister…

Shit’s getting real…scary

Hi everyone. I hope that this finds you all hanging on safely. This is spiraling fast. We have not left the house for three days except for me going to the grocery store for a few things at 10 pm this evening. This is the sight that greeted me in the bread and milk isles….

Escape from New York

Thank God he is home safely. He seems to be ok but I think a tiny bit freaked out. I must say it is wonderful to hug him and feed him all of his favorite things. He loved the door decoration for his new dorm. Today, of course, he is off to his ex-girlfriend to…

Twenty Four More hours

The boy will be home in 24 hours. He was supposed to arrive on Thursday night but his midterm for tomorrow was canceled and so I told him to get the heck out of dodge right away. The airlines can offer a full refund and they were able to rebook him on a flight tomorrow….

It is getting scarier by the day

The pandemic is worldwide and getting extremely scary. The kiddo let us know today that he will be home until April at least. NYU, Santa Clara University, Skidmore, Berkeley, and SJSU are all closing now and the kids have to do classes online. I cannot wait for him to get here safely. I am sure…

2020….What a BS start to the year!

So this is turning out to be a shitty start to a new year. I have no excuse for not writing except that my anxiety has been so crippling again and I have just not been in the mood to write. However, I have been trying to do positive things to help with the awful…

How the heck do I do this?

It has been almost two months and every time I head this way to write I lose my nerve. The Reader’s digest version of the past two months. The boy was home for almost 8 weeks and it was so wonderful having him home. He was around , doing his own thing and spending a…

Let pretend…for 5 minutes.

We got together with these beautiful young people yesterday to pretend for five minutes that they are still our babies. We have not got it right every year but we do sometimes try to do a cookie decorating party so yesterday we did just that. It makes you feel nostalgic for simpler days. They actually…