Random 5 for April 16 – Religious holidays, traditions, chocolate bunnies, spam, misplaced outrage

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To those who celebrate it – have a joyous Easter or Passover. Times change – This year our Easter tradition has changed. There were some family conflicts so we are enjoying an Easter dinner by ourselves. It is special nonetheless! We are … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 19 – People, parties, gifts, coincidences, gratefulness

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This week it’s all about friends! A week of friends – It’s been a challenging week but some meet-up with friends soothed everything. One group met for dinner. We laughed. Big deep belly laughs. Laughter is a healer but it’s … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 18 – Labels, memory, routers, search, errors

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A woman on a mission – I bought a new sweatshirt. The neck tags drove me crazy (ok, so it’s a short putt). I took it off and looked at them. There were three tags (brand, size and washing instructions) … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 13 – Mail order, appliances, cats, surgery, renovation project results

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Shipped or not? – I buy stuff on-line. Almost always I get an email that says it shipped. I ordered something last Sunday. Tuesday I received the email. As of today, it still hasn’t been “really shipped.” What’s that all … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 6 – Renovations, bloggers, bathrooms, controversy, Daylight Savings Time

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It’s done! – Mostly done. The new tile floor is in the half bath. It’s as awesome as I was hoping but not without glitches. Broken drill bits, multiple visits to the home center and other weird unplanned stuff happened … Continue reading

Holy crap Batman, it’s been five years

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I worried about my synapses snapping after I retired. Would I become one of those slow speaking, irritatingly nice old people. The ones that talk to all salespeople and cashiers when you are waiting for your turn. Ack! (That’s mostly for the … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 22 – Ponds, clientele, paragraphs, blogs, endings

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What the? – Look at that picture! Do you see something…umm…weird? Maybe even gross? The electrical cords run through a piece of tubing for protection gave the appearance that my pond has a penis. How did that happen? There was a circumcision … Continue reading