Random 5 for May 22, 2022 – Shortages, oil embargo, neighbors, death, relatives

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What? – Baby formula has hit the headlines but that’s not the only shortage. My local Starbucks has been out of mocha for four days! What’s with that? I must travel to another store to get my morning kick. Usually … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 10, 2022 – Flooding, disappointments, contractors, death, flowers

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The downside – Our development is surrounded by fields and meandering streams. There is a downside to meandering streams. They flood. It doesn’t affect our house, but it does affect the roads we travel. We had three inches of rain … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 26 – Strange times, Trek*, friends, phone, projects

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It was another weird week – Or maybe that’s the new norm. I’ll start with the bad news and go on from there. Saying goodbye to a blogger – If any of you follow Trek*, the American living in Austria, … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 19 – Class reunions, age, projects, death, weather

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Time flies – Later today we will be attending the beloved husband’s class reunion. As you age, the celebration changes. This year it is a luncheon so all of us old biddies can drive home in the light. I remember … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 27 – Health, protocols, masks, grandcat, 2021

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Another check mark! — I had a spot of cancer removed from my nose this week. (Merry Christmas to me!) The procedure isn’t bad but it involved lots of waiting. The doc takes minimal cells and examines under a microscope. … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 22 – Doom, change, flu, ancestors, winter

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Am I in Kansas? – This morning I woke up with a sense of doom. Sometimes that happens but it’s usually because I heard a cat hacking up a hairball. This is much more serious. It may be exacerbated by … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 11 – Hair, people, risk, reading, vote

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Can it be? – Mullets are back! Yes that bizarre haircut from the 80s with the too short front and too long back! I never really had one but I always thought I could rock it. My back hair is … Continue reading