Category Archives: SoCS

SOCS~ Cozy

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “rhymes with rosy.” Find a word that rhymes with “rosy” or use the word “rosy” and base your post on it. Enjoy!


Sitting in my cozy chair I’m officially on vacation mode. Yesterday after goodbyes and tears from our 5th graders who are going next fall to middle school I felt relieved of another successful year. For the ones who doesn’t know me, I’m the cafeteria supervisor (for some people the lunch lady). I take care of feeding 300 students from K-5.


We’ve been selected the best kitchen staff in the school district. Plus, for the last two years, our Principal has been awarded as the best Principal from the state of North Dakota. I can’t complain. There is no question I was waiting anxiously for this day to come. However, I’ll miss the noisy breakfast and the lunch period.


For the next three months I’m going to enjoy every second of my time off, hoping to take care of myself in a better way. Recharging my strength and my mind and sitting on my cozy chair streaming my favorite shows.

SoCS SoCS badge by Pamela, at

SoCS~ Cozy (Rhyme with “rosy”)




Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “adverb.” Start your post with any adverb and just run with it. Have fun!


Finally, one more week of work and the beginning of my summer vacation. Someone at work asked if I was planning to find a summer job. I told her I don’t need a summer job since I’ve saved money for the nine months I’m been working. I felt she wasn’t to thrill and she made a remark on how much my husband likes to spoil me.


Last night I asked him if I should apply for a summer job. He says we have money saved and he actually likes the idea of me being home. We can go anyplace at any time without me requesting time off from a job. We both are careful with spending when and we go out for dinner twice a month. The only thing I love to spend money is in books, however I’m all set up. I got three Barnes and Nobles gift cards for Mother’s Day and I will visit my public library any time. So, I won’t miss any releases I want to read.


Finally, my husband bought my plane tickets to Arizona to pick up my granddaughters. They’re staying for a month. We are planning a trip to South Dakota in the middle of June and a quick trip to Florida to see my aunt. Who needs a summer job?


To my friend who made the remarks how spoiled I am. Yes, it’s true, I’m spoiled. However, after being married for 35 years we can spoil each other. I’ll enjoy my time with the grandkids, finish some projects, and take care of myself. It will be a great summer vacation.

SOCS~Adverb is hosted by Linda G. Hill

SoCS SoCS badge by Pamela, at

SOCS~ Strain

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “strain.” Use it any way you’d like. Enjoy!


Who will tell me that after I turn 55, I will be complaining to much about the strain my body has been suffering? My back, my knees, and this week my right upper arm, the one I use the most is hurting and not letting me sleep. In a few weeks I will be turning 59 and the signs of arthritis are showing all over.


When I became a grandmother 15 years ago, I would play all day and run around the house with the babies, however today with my youngest little princess who is 2 is getting too hard to do the same activities. Everyone says age is a number, but when that number comes with arthritis that’s a different story.


SOCS~ “Strain” is hosted by Linda G. Hill!

SoCS SoCS badge by Pamela, at

SoCS~ “fall from the sky”

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “fall from the sky.” Write about anything that falls from the sky–real, imagined, or idiomatic. Have fun!

What kind of things can fall from the sky? Today a little bit of snow, it’s May and it looks winter doesn’t want go away. So, it flakes all morning turning into rain in the afternoon. I was disappointed, because I want to start my flower and my vegetable garden.

Thinking of what could fall from the sky. If I’m going to think like my grandkids, I would say candies all different kinds like chocolate kisses, gummies bear, marshmallows, and delicious cotton candy.

Can you imagine how much fun would be? All the smiles and the laughter coming from the kids and everyone who loves sweet. I would be the first one. Also, it can be messy, but then again, it would be a delicious mess.

However, in the real world and in so many countries other things are falling from the sky. They have wars and they’re fighting for freedom and justice. I see from the NEWS the sadness, tears, and people afraid of the injustice. It’s unspeakable and alarming.

I would prefer the dream of all kinds of sweets falling from the sky and to watch the smiles and hear the laughter instead of terrifying faces, sadness, and tears.

SoCS SoCS badge by Pamela, at

SoCS is hosted by Linda G. Hill.


Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “rib.” Use it as a word, or find a word with “rib”in it. As always, use any way you’d like. Enjoy!


Yesterday, we were cleaning our backyard and getting it ready for the summer. My husband cleans his grill and prepared our first BBQ Ribs. Some of our neighbors were also grilled. The smell of the ribs on the grill makes anyone wanted to stay outside all night. The grilling season has started with my son’s favorite menu BBQ ribs. I preferred the chicken; however, those first BBQ ribs were delicious. The warm weather equals gardening, grill, and BBQ ribs.



SOCS~ “Rib” is  hosted by Linda G. Hill.


SoCS SoCS badge by Pamela, at


SoCS~ “Lip”stick

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “lip.” Use it as a word, or find a word with “lip”in it. As always, use any way you’d like. Enjoy!


The word “lipstick” brought a lovely childhood memory. As a child, I love when my aunt came to visit us. She’s my favorite aunt and my mother’s older sister. The love she has for the family it’s out of this world. I admire her tenacity, her works ethic, a woman of faith, her kindness, her love for her siblings, especially my mother, and the way she took care of her appearance.


My mother didn’t wear any makeup except for lipstick; however, my aunt is another story. She has a daily routine: lotion, powder talc, perfume, and never would leave the house without makeup and her red lipstick. I will stand next to her just to see her technique when she was applying her lipstick. She would apply her lipstick without getting the color out of her lips line. And for the final touch, she took a napkin or toilet paper press her lips on it. The paper would have her lips printed and with a smile she would blow a kiss.


When I started using lipstick, I did the same thing. Obviously, time has changed and the technique of the napkin is gone. However, learning from my aunt, I don’t leave the house without a little of makeup especially my lipstick. My lovely aunt who is 86 has been diagnosed with dementia. Her memory is failing and my cousin who is her caregiver keeps her looking great and always wearing her lipstick.



SoCS~ “Lip”stick

SoCS SoCS badge by Pamela, at


Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “fab.” Use it as a word or find a word beginning with “fab.” As always, use any way you’d like. Have fun!


My first week of the bullet journaling it wasn’t as fabulous as I wanted to be. To be honest, I was frustrated when I couldn’t have the beautiful pages with drawings. They didn’t look like the ones I saw in Pinterest. I realize I don’t know how to draw or write calligraphy. I broke the paper a few times and I started all over again.


However, the purpose of starting my bullet journal was to keep everything in one place and make my life easier. Let me tell you, I did accomplish what I wrote for the first week. I even made a few phone calls and email a friend that I always forgot at the end of the day. I didn’t miss a day of my MEDs, I did my prayers every night, and I made a mood and a water tracker.


I’m working on my second and third week. My concentration would be in the tasks and goals. Later I can make the pages look pretty using stickers. I just have to make my bullet journal in a way it works for me.


It’s raining and finally all the snow has melted. I love rainy days. I’m getting ready to go to the flea market. And for the rest of the day I’m cleaning my closet and tonight reading a new book.


Have a Fabulous Saturday!


SOCS~ “Fab” is hosted by Linda G. Hill.

SoCS SoCS badge by Pamela, at