Random 5 for September 13, 2020 – Mom, retirement, clean-up, fall, ugliness

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Happy birthday Mom! – Today is my mom’s birthday. She’s been gone since 1986 but I still miss her. There is always that hole in my heart. I’m turning into her – After her retirement, my mom worried about money. … Continue reading

The old rabbit hole…again

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Some people are doing puzzles. I’m doing ancestry research. I lot of what I do is figure out who is who, verify important dates and post high school yearbook pictures (yes it’s good for a laugh!). This has been a … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 4 – People, smells, mice, vegetation, hair

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Hair today, gone tomorrow! – After my reunion picture, I knew I needed a haircut. Called my stylist and dang, she’s on vacation. Soonest I could get in was two weeks. After a lively conversation with myself (it’s always spirited … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 28 – Reunions, road rage, guns, weather, WordPress

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Yikes! Where did the time go? – I got the “save the date” notice for my high school reunion. We no longer have dinner dances, opting for an early dinner with music that’s over by 9 p.m. I suspect the … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 27 – Magazines, recipes, cats, Mom, endings

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Sayonara – After subscribing to a magazine for over thirty years, I’ve decided to call it quits. I love paper magazines better than digital. I love to support them but I have to draw a line in the sand. This … Continue reading

Sights around the ‘hood

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I’m always surprised at how much more you observe when you walk in my neighborhood during the early morning. A home in a neighborhood adjacent to mine, has a statue of the Blessed Mother in the front yard. It looks … Continue reading

Hello Mom? It’s me!

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I always miss my mom. Some days I miss her more than others. Sometimes I would love to share something with her. Other times I miss her views on life (always amusing but on target). I miss her unconditional love. … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 20 – Weddings, romantics, dreams, acronyms, Fridays

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Weddings, wedding, weddings – It was the week of weddings and I saw most of them. Sheldon Cooper got married in nerdy style on The Big Bang Theory along with Alex and Jo on Grey’s Anatomy. We ended with Harry and Meghan. … Continue reading

Ratcheting down peacefully

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The past few weeks were full of “repair” stuff. Mechanics, repairman, but worst of all multiple visits. Waiting around. Some companies have come a long way from “we’ll be there sometime Friday” to specifying time frames – 8 to noon, … Continue reading