Random 5 for October 7 – People, hard times, ads, energy, seasons

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Sometimes you don’t know someone – Locally we had a car bombing. It’s unusual for our area. Three people died. One of them created and set off the bomb killing his 2-year-old son and an older acquaintance. Immediately after the … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 27 – Bedsheets, cookies, wedding anniversaries, stink, Memorial Day

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Congratulations – Thursday was my brother and sister-in-law’s 60th wedding anniversary. They are as different as can be. Some folks thought it would never last but relationships are about more than similarities or differences. It’s about caring and love and … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 22 – Generosity, kids, falls, cancer, tomatoes

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Cat people — I belong to two (yes two) cat groups on Facebook. (I know you are stunned.) They are full of crazy pictures and funny stories. Sometimes people ask questions or share information. Some members are very dedicated to … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 25 – Easter, chores, people, friends, death

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A new tradition? — This picture is from last year but it’s getting to be a tradition to have a big snowstorm right before Easter. Hopefully the snow will completely melt and the flowers will take over the parking lot! … Continue reading

Planning life exits

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We attended a funeral this week and it made me think about exits. When I was born, my mother didn’t tell anyone she was pregnant — not her best friend or any of her sisters. Not for any salacious reason. … Continue reading

Regrets – I have a few

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Thinking more about end of life situations where you examine your life and regret things you didn’t do, here are somethings that I regret doing. Exercise – I hate it and resent doing it. If I die anytime soon, I … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 7 – Hairy legs, S’mores, safety, aging, regrets

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Get out the machete! – Like many other women, I’m not as good at shaving my legs during the winter. No it’s not laziness, it’s for warmth. Then spring breaks (sort of). You get in line at one of the places … Continue reading