Random 5 for May 2, 2021 – Front door, walking, hugs, change, birds

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The fruits of my labor – Here is a picture of my freshly painted front door. The brass door knocker wasn’t installed yet but it’s on now. It’s the third house I’ve had with a red door. I also had … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 4, 2021 – Time, Easter, painting, contractors, discounts

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Yikes! A quarter of the year is gone! How did that happen? Oh yes, we moved. That is guaranteed to make time disappear. I’ve finally taken some pictures of the new family room. There is more work to be done … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 28 – Flower tent, Easter, people, decisions, life

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It’s back! – The flower tent is back up. That’s a sure sign of spring. The Easter flowers should be appearing early this week, followed by spring flowers, Mother’s Day flowers and bedding plants. Woo hoo! Last year they erected … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 21, 2021 – Peaceful, smart products, mementos, restaurants, room painting

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Quiet and uneventful, yay! — It’s been a quiet week. No crises, no snowstorm, no bad news. I’ve treasured it. I was able to plod along doing things at my own speed and I love it! Who thought boring would … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 7, 2021 – Spring, memories, homes, Gracie, taxes

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Spring’s a coming – Although you couldn’t tell it by the 25 degree temperature we had this morning. Later in the week we are predicted to be well in the 60s. You will recognize me on the news. I will … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 21 – Moving, furniture, recycling, garage, movers

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We’ve moved and we’re back. We had three snowstorms moving week. A large one (26 inches) before and two consecutive smaller ones after the move. It complicated everything and the beloved husband was running between two houses clearing driveways. I’ve … Continue reading

Three more things I learned

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Address changes – For the most part, making address changes these days is easier than it used to be. Many can be done on-line. The magazine subscriptions are a motley crew for sure. Birds and Blooms was easy peasy. As … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 24, 2021 – Moving, spam, transition, pond, boxes

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Some excitement – We have been going over to the new house almost every day. We have met all the adjacent neighbors. All seem nice. No spidey sense alarms went off. The next door neighbor has a delightful dog that … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 3 – House sales, buyers, neighborhoods, holidays, mice

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It’s not real until the sign goes up – The “for sale” sign went up on our house on Saturday. I hate the selling process. Somehow I feel so cheap with a sign in my yard! But then – About … Continue reading