Random 5 for March 19 – People, parties, gifts, coincidences, gratefulness

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This week it’s all about friends! A week of friends – It’s been a challenging week but some meet-up with friends soothed everything. One group met for dinner. We laughed. Big deep belly laughs. Laughter is a healer but it’s … Continue reading

Snorts and shorts

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Nor’easter Stella flew through our area. She wasn’t as naughty as predicted. After our unseasonable warm weather which pushed out buds on our trees, Stella came through with an arctic blast that killed the buds, scattering them on the ground. … Continue reading

Save me a good spot…

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…at the old folks home! Cat friendly of course! I’ve had one of those weeks where I wondered where I left my brain. (You’ve had them! ‘Fess up!) If you see it (the brain), let me know. It’s gray and … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 19 – Tomatoes, glasses, spring, Gracie, taxes

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‘Maters – After last year’s disaster in finding the exact tomato plants I wanted, I am starting my own. Seeds are on tall displays with the prettiest flowers at eye level. The tomato seeds are always on the bottom row. … Continue reading

Going back to old school…maybe

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It is definitely harder to teach an old dog new tricks. Especially if that dog is a person like me. I am smart, quick to pick up and attentive (sort of). Yet there are many ways that I don’t modernize. … Continue reading

Reflections on aging

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There are things I expected as I aged – wrinkles, graying, etc. Other things were complete surprises. Eating habits – The amount of food I eat has dropped considerably. I don’t buy apples or oranges in bags anymore because they … Continue reading