Random 5 for May 2, 2021 – Front door, walking, hugs, change, birds

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The fruits of my labor – Here is a picture of my freshly painted front door. The brass door knocker wasn’t installed yet but it’s on now. It’s the third house I’ve had with a red door. I also had … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 28 – Flower tent, Easter, people, decisions, life

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It’s back! – The flower tent is back up. That’s a sure sign of spring. The Easter flowers should be appearing early this week, followed by spring flowers, Mother’s Day flowers and bedding plants. Woo hoo! Last year they erected … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 23, 2020 – Shore, fraud calls, unplugged, bees

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Is this the shore? – I walked early this morning and there was a familiar feeling. We often go to the beach between now and the end of September. Mornings are hazy and humid, then the sun comes out and … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 9 – Nudists, names, gym, walking, time

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Bonk! – I almost ran into a tree. My car radio was on and the local nudist camp was advertising “Hippyfest.” They’ve never advertised there. Hippyfest is running this weekend with drum circles, yoga and a host of other activities. … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 22 – charity, trackers, fire trucks, people, cold

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An easy way – When I buy from Amazon, I use Amazon Smile. When you do that a portion (very tiny portion) goes toward a charity that you select. It doesn’t cost you anything extra. This week I received an … Continue reading

Dumb things to worry about

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When I retired I worried about getting enough socialization. Released from the bonds of the corporate world, there wasn’t coffee pot conversations. I could decline activities easily. No meetings. No business trips. I do (mostly) what I want to do. … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 13 – Friends, mice, conversation, food, customer service

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The ladies of the gym – My former group of gym ladies had lunch this week. I couldn’t make it but got a full report from one of my walking group. (Keep in mind that I am the youngest in … Continue reading