He should have stayed with Jenn

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In life there are people you admire. They are talented. They do good things. They get involved. From the outside they look like healthy, happy people. They are in stable relationships. They are living the dream. Then it all blows … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 25 – Fall, weather, obits, recuperating, friends

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Fall – Pumpkins and chrysanthemums are popping up everywhere. The weather has been too warm. I am holding out until October so they last longer. There is nothing worse than a rotting pumpkin on your porch or table. The summer … Continue reading

Sassy cats — It’s all about Morgan

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Most of my cats have a preferred sleeping position and even a preferred spot. Not so with Morgan. There is chair sleeping — deep and long. Sleeping on the computer desk when blogging gets to be too much work. Notice … Continue reading

Passages – Cousins

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My cousin’s husband died. I am the youngest of 50 cousins with the ages spanning 20 years. Many are gone. That comes with being the youngest. Outliving everyone comes with a price. When I was young we all lived close. … Continue reading

Expiring body parts

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No, I’m talking knee replacements here. I’m talking about how long a body part can stand doing its job before revolting. Let’s take my butt. Last week I had dinner with two different groups of friends. When sitting at a … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 18 – Melancholy, traffic, weather, yardwork, on-line tickets

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What is it about September – I always get a twinge of melancholy in September. I don’t know why. It comes early in the month, stays for a short visit and then moves on. Perhaps it’s part of the seasonal … Continue reading