Random 5 for August 20 – Computers, aging, commenters, trips, seasons

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More on computers – I decided earlier in the year to buy a small portable computer. If you missed it, you can read about it here. My second “new” computer went back yesterday and I’m on my third. I wish … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 23 – Peacefulness, landscaping projects, money, noise, locusts

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Slow news week – Nothing much going on. I was attacked by another tick but I caught it just after it attached. No news there. I had the natural “Get it off! Get it off!” reflex but I was alone … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 16 – Pizza, blogging, followers, energy, weather

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Don’t mess with my pizza! – I love pizza. It’s my all-time favorite food. If the crust is good (no thin cracker crust for me please), I’m not fussy. This week we had it twice – once for a quick … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 2 – Time, signs of summer, weirdos, animal shelters, Canada

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Good grief it’s July! – I remember last year July flew by in a blur. This year I am working to live “in the moment.” I love summer and it always seems like the shortest season, especially July. Fresh local … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 21 – Suggestion, posts, appliances, new blog, eyebrows

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The power of suggestion – The back border of our yard has bushes and thick groundcover. There are ticks living there. Last weekend we were trimming and cleaning up. I wear full tick gear but I always seem to get … Continue reading

Is affirmation important in retirement?

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As we get older we care less about what people think but does it ever completely go away? Maybe not. The focus may change from people thinking about how we look (smart, sharp, go-getter) to thinking we are a good … Continue reading