Random 5 for June 28 – Friends, deer, home updating, kitchen projects, summer

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Friends, friends, friends – After a brutal winter with lots of cancellations, I am spending time with friends I haven’t seen in a while. It’s nice to reconnect and catch up. For me it’s always amazing how much time has … Continue reading

Shopping with a different kind of friend

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None of it was my fault. It usually isn’t. After all these years the beloved husband doesn’t understand the impact of words. Over the weekend he commented that I haven’t bought shoes in a long time. That comment swirled around … Continue reading

Dodging the bear

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“Sometimes you eat the bear and sometimes the bear eats you” Today was one of those days. Hot and muggy in the northeast but pleasantly summer. There was routine stuff to do — follow-up doctor appointment; move dying plant; break … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 21 – Father’s Day, Saturdays, vet trips, new furniture, day lilies

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Happy father’s day! –The beloved husband said he wasn’t a practicing father anymore as all his children are grown and living far away. I asked if he was a recovering father and he laughed. Congrats to all you Dads out … Continue reading

Keystone Cops, Kate style

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There were two spastic bodies sweating profusely in a 10 by 10 foot room. Arms were flailing, legs twisted. The gross motor movements made Stephen Hawking look agile. It all started innocently enough. I was going to the grocery store but … Continue reading

Will it or won’t it

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We have a really “nice” supermarket nearby. It has fabulous produce, ready-made food and a bistro. Shopping is nice. I would even call it fun. There is a nice drugstore section with enough cosmetics to keep me busy for hours. … Continue reading