Random 5 for October 18, 2020 – Odd habits, foliage, mercury, people, sunlight

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Starry starry night! – You know the isolation is making you weird when you start to name your face masks. Since this looks like it will be ongoing for a while, the beloved husband and I have invested in some … Continue reading

(Somewhat) Random 5 for September 28 – Breath, masks, skin, depression, people

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It ain’t me! – When I wear disposable masks, my trapped breath is awful. Did I always have this? Yikes! No one ever snuck mouthwash on my desk when I worked. Yes, it is that bad. I kicked up my … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Remembering Jake

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This month marks five years since we lost Jake. We never forget especially a feisty, peculiar cat like Jake. When he passed, Gracie joined us. He would have approved because she’s as quirky as he was. Here is a tribute … Continue reading

Gardening — Another passage

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All my life I’ve enjoyed gardening. There are few things as personally rewarding as harvesting your own fresh vegetables. Even when I worked I always found time for it and didn’t complain. OK, I complained but not a lot. Well, … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 30 – Timing, fall, service, fantasy, music,

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Houses – The beloved husband and I have been working on downsizing for at least five years. We can’t agree on the same house. Within the last year we have seen several houses that I put in the “20 years … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 23, 2020 – Shore, fraud calls, unplugged, bees

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Is this the shore? – I walked early this morning and there was a familiar feeling. We often go to the beach between now and the end of September. Mornings are hazy and humid, then the sun comes out and … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 16 – Dad, weather, reunions, retail therapy, aging out

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Happy birthday Dad! – Yesterday was my dad’s birthday. He would have been well over 100 years old. I always envied his summer birthday. Mine is in January when no one wants to celebrate! I drank a toast to him … Continue reading