Random 5 for September 16 – Stupid, comments, smells, relocations, words

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A veil of stupid comes down – We had a power outage. I worked for an electric utility for 25 years. I know how it works. It’s not magic. Yet every time I walked into a room I switched the … Continue reading

Do you age out of fine dining?

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No, I don’t think so. At least not exactly. It’s not like I’m a fan of fast food although give me a good French fry and I’m in heaven. I like good food. Fresh food but don’t get too weird. … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 8 – Nature, fall, procrastination, chores, happy

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I know better – As the keeper of four bird feeders, I know a lot about birds. At least birds at feeders. They are like people. Some are clumsy and fly into things. When you see one sitting in the … Continue reading

Mad dogs and crazy people!

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That’s what I have always attracted. I like people with quirks but after you get to know someone, their quirks become…umm…too quirky. Even for me. Here are some folks I’ve known along the way. The free spirit – I met … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 2 – Ancestry research, calm, learning, recipes, summer

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Going back down that rabbit hole – With the weather still unsettling (that means humid, rainy and generally yucky) I’ve decided to go back to my ancestry research. I took the summer off, only updating as I came across information. … Continue reading

Absence, patience and mellowing out

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They say absence makes the heart go fonder. The beloved husband took a short trip out west to see his kids. We rarely travel separately so it was different at home. Aside from eating my favorite dishes that he doesn’t … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 26 – Browsers, ads, millennials, hearing, death

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For the techies – I finally ditched Internet Explorer. My computer was getting hung up all the time even on other programs like Outlook and Word. Switching the browser seems to have cleared it up. It was easier than tossing … Continue reading