Author Archives: carolbaby

get off my lawn #001

I’m not sure if this has always been a *thing* and I’m only just noticing it because I’ve entered the demographic, but what is it with this whole “people over 50 cannot understand/operate technology and are barely able to function … Continue reading

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how’s june going anyway?

tasty af. i am very pleased with my new phone camera. That we’re almost halfway through 2019 is mystifying and terrifying in equal measure. But let’s gloss over challenging thoughts about mortality and ticking clocks and revisit those tiny June … Continue reading

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can put the others into retirement

Definitely worth all the the fuss acquiring the phone to have the superior camera! NewKitty agrees that she prefers not appearing on the blog as a black fuzzy blob.

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small reset

One of my goals for 2019 (and a 60before60 item) was to not read any personal development / self-improvement books for the year. I am going quite well with this, but hit pause on that briefly this weekend to read … Continue reading

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brain-space

A couple of weeks ago as part of the ongoing why-do-i-have-so-much-stuff-make-it-stop purges, I decided to make inroads on the crafting stash and attacked a small tub containing bits of trim, ribbon and elastic. There are other similar boxes containing buttons … Continue reading

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option four

Option four is to visit another Optus store, where everything is delightful, you’re treated like a valued customer, the transaction seamless and you come out with just what you wanted. And when you get home and unpack your lovely new … Continue reading

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i’d really prefer a new computer

After continuing awful performance (messages not sending, sporadic connectivity), followed by a week of utterly appalling battery life (from 100% to 20% in 30 minutes today – while doing not-a-lot), I decided it was finally time for a new phone. … Continue reading

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uplifting wednesday evening thoughts

Scene: Don, Bessie and I in lounging in lounge room, television on – ESPN Sports Center on Kayo – Don and Bessie watching; me, head in laptop. I look up and ask “Why are they talking about the upcoming NFL … Continue reading

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children know best

After weeks, months, possibly years of very poor quality sleep, we finally pulled the trigger on a giant new bed. Our old bed was quite elderly in bed years and we’ve been dithering about the purchase for several months. At … Continue reading

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june goalz

You know those occasions where you read an article and you’re all like Holy!Goodness!? An epiphany if you will. Last week was one of those times. Right where you’d least expect such a revelation – I mean, Fast company? Workaholics … Continue reading

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