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May 2020

What a May! least it's still May. 31st. I haven't been to see Patty, my Colorist, since March 10. I've still been trying to decide if I continue to color it or let it go white. We'll see. What do you think?

So May was more of the same. My Little Honey Bunch commutes to his office down the hall, I commute to the Living Room aka Straka Dance Studio to teach virtual Zumba classes. I've cut down to 3 times a week. My knees are really feeling this lovely Brazilian Cherry on top of concrete slab. We didn't realize how good we had it at the gyms! Today, I purchased one of those puzzle exercise floors. It won't be here until June 9 - hopefully! Don't fail me this week, Knees!

Daisy, me and Lizzie are still picking out coordinating outfits for each class.

Rosy, Daisy and Lizzie

In addition to sorting and organizing my Zumba clothes, I organized my jewelry. It was just one big pile of everything before. Natalie couldn't look for things in there. She said it gave her anxiety.

Rosy's Closet

Natalie posted this on Mother's Day. It cracked me up. Nic is so Little Honey Bunch and Nat is so me.

Like mother like daughter.

I have no explanation for this. Or maybe I was trying to comb over the gray.


I realized that Andy's background fits perfectly into mine.

Andy Cohen

I finally saw my girl Zelia in person. She accompanied me to Berkeley to drop off some N95's for my sister and some donations to the rehab in Oakland, where my brother is (was...ugh). He just told me 2 days ago that he quit the place and drank again. I cried my eyes out.

Zelia, Boobie and Rosy

I started cleaning out my far about 5 trips to the recycle bin. But also finding treasures. When I worked for Ma Bell back in the late 70's as an '0' operator, I used to doodle. I found a stack.

Pac Bell Doodles

I found the article from the time the Berkeley High Senior class prank was carrying my Bug to the 2nd story of the C Building.

Bug in Berkeley High School

I also realized I created Scheanna Shay years before she was even born!

Straka Springs quietly opened on Memorial Day with just the Fitzie's and the Russell's.

Straka Springs

We were careful to 'distance'.

Social Distancing

And my Little Honey Bunch keeps himself busy on the weekends customizing his rig. New propane tank holder.


Today is the last day of May and ugly things are happening in the world and in our country. I have cried myself to sleep many times this week. Let's hope June turns things around but let's stay focused and get rid of all the REAL criminals come November. Peace.

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My name is Rosy, Chacha, Meez, Mama, Mother...take your pick. I am the sort of stay at home mother of 4. Sort of because of my Zumba and my Rodan and Fields jobs.

This is my personal blog intended for my family and friends and for anyone out there who enjoys a good laugh, likes to try out new recipes, likes kittens and loves Zumba. Welcome!

DISCLAIMER: I am not responsible for individuals who do not have the ability to comprehend basic English and misinterpret everything they read.

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The Saga of a Miserable Bitch

Nerd in the Burb, The Blog Is Born

Silly Stories

My loves are my Honey Bunch, my children, my family, friends and Zumba. My Zumba site:

Zumba Con Sabor

Rosy Straka Dot Com BN (Before Nerd):

One of my favorite sites and one I'll be ideas from. (Hmmm. I already see my Nerd font is similar to hers. Hers is Edwardian Script and Mine is Beautiful ES.)

The Pioneer Woman

The website of a very talented artist who happens to be my son.


Paul Perez, RIP
8/3119/56 - 10/13/2009

This is my nieces blog. She's cute: needs a facelift and makeover. I'll be working on that, too.

They need you.

Glide Memorial

They need you, too.




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