Random 5 for January 20 – Comedy, snow storm, no storm, ancestors, dogs

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Only at Starbucks – Earlier this week, as I drove into my local Starbucks the entrance are was blocked by two cars parked at weird angles and three guys running around with their arms flailing. At first I thought there … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 16, 2018 – Relatives, cemetery, ancestors, restaurants, ads

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Holiday cheer – Yesterday my family got together for Christmas dinner. We don’t see each other much but when we do, we have fun. We are more alike than different. All five woman, aged late 50’s to late 80’s, have … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 25 – Birthdays, electronics, brother, people, holidays

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Happy birthday! – We celebrated the beloved husband’s official birthday this week. Technically we celebrate birthdays for the entire month. Family is spread far and wide so calls and gifts aren’t always on the day. He gets another week to … Continue reading

The call you don’t want to get

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This past Sunday the phone rang at 8 a.m. That timing always sends goosebumps down my spine. The telemarketers aren’t up yet and neither are my retired friends. It has to be bad news. It was. My brother, who has … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 23 – Seasons, old times, sadness, people, purchases

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Easing into fall – It’s almost as if someone flipped a switch. Summer is gone. It is fall. One day it was in the 90s and the next we were struggling to hit 70 degrees. It’s darker earlier. We are … Continue reading