Tag: kindness

The Right Side of the Bed

My air purifier switches off promptly at 7 a.m. and as usual, my response is classically Pavlovian. Once the white noise disappears, I am completely and absolutely awake, and to be honest, it is a kinder wakeup call than Pavlov’s bell. I am, however, immediately hungry. (Go figure!) Precisely […]

The Wrong Side of the Bed

I wake this morning in a dreamy fog of anger and resentment. Some would call it “The Wrong Side of the Bed”… yet, weirdly, I am on my usual side. HH asks me if I want to hit the shower first, and I harrumph. “What’s the matter, hun,” asks HH, “you […]

Paved With Good Intentions

So there I was, standing outside HH’s locked car, parked in front of our local OneStop, contemplataing a three mile walk home. In the rain. Uphill. Both Ways. “Well, self,” I said, “once again we can thank your good intentions for this fine mess…” It all started a couple […]