Random 5 for May 6 – Spring, changes, food, questions, skin

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Unwanted surprises from spring – The weather has changed (finally). We had a lovely week. Some things know that the weather has changed. Take my hair.  One morning I wake up and it’s all different. It’s as if an alien … Continue reading

Change

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I have always embraced change. It brings good things even if you are not ready (I am specifically thinking of upgrades my computer!). You have to keep moving forward. Refusing to change helps no one, especially yourself. (This reminds me of … Continue reading

Some thoughts on aging

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My mother often yelled at the TV, especially regarding older actors/actresses. “Boy they look old!” Or “What happened to them? They used to be handsome/gorgeous!” It was baffling to me because they were her age. Contemporaries. They didn’t look any older than she … Continue reading

Politically correct or not – days of old

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I’ve been researching old records. Oh my! Talk about being offensive at least by current standards. European birth records from the 1800s list whether a child is legitimate or illegitimate. Yep, it has its own column. Whoa! Seriously? Was the … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 4 – Fruitful week, smells, cleaning up, expectations, memories

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Wonderful, wonderful – This has been a good week. I did my taxes and although there was a little mud wrestling with the on-line product, it’s done. (BTW the issues had to do with Internet Explorer…again). Then I found a … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 28 – Boogers, water, habits, dehydration, aging

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Blooms and gloom – When I was a teenager I could depend on getting a zit in a prominent place for any special occasion. I get zits a lot less but the tradition continues in different ways. This coming week … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 24 – Traditions, bad luck, good luck, deliveries, cryptic messages

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An easier way to go — Earlier this week I had lunch with an old friend (as in long-tenured not age-old!). She had sent an email to her friends saying there would be no formal cards or decorating or parties … Continue reading