Five Things Friday: just five things I’m thinking about or things that made my week, or things that I otherwise feel like sharing.
My parents got their second vaccine shots this week and it gives me such relief to know that all my family members – well, except for the kids – are now protected. I am not sure yet when we’ll decide to travel and finally see them, but the possibility is definitely getting more likely.
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I had a coupon and picked up a box of the Yasso Vanilla Chocolate Crunch Dipped Greek Yogurt Bars last week and they were so good. I am usually more of a salty snack kinda girl, but during the summer months, ice cream beats everything else. What’s your favorite flavor?
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Our gardeners were at it again. They trimmed our Scotch Broom (as per direction from our landlords) this week, as it was getting out of hand and taking over our patio area. I had talked to them on Monday morning to tell them that they were supposed to just trim the branches and was a bit taken aback when I went outside later to see how much they had cut it back. Our bush looks more like a “tree” now, but I must admit: I like it. Makes our small backyard look and feel a lot more open and spacious (as long as the Scotch Broom doesn’t drop all its leaves and plays “dead” for a while, like the Bougainvillea 6 months ago).
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The Washington Post published an article yesterday saying that the federal government will maintain expansive work-from-home policies after the pandemic. I don’t remember if I mentioned it but we were given a survey a few weeks ago asking us to weigh in on pre-pandemic and pandemic work experiences to determine how to move forward in the future. I thought it was great that they were trying to get input from each employee. I am curious what this is going to mean long-term for our agency. We haven’t gotten any specific guidance yet (other than that we’re not going back yet.) How are things moving forward in your work environments? Are you still working from home, or going back to the office?
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I don’t want to jinx it, but I picked up my knitting again this week… oh, after only weeks of not even as much as side-glancing at it at all. Knitting is usually something I do more during the winter months, but I was craving some “relaxing” repetitive motion with my hands. Do you knit during the summer? I’ll have to take advantage before it gets too hot again.
TGIF! Have a great weekend!