Planning life exits

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We attended a funeral this week and it made me think about exits. When I was born, my mother didn’t tell anyone she was pregnant — not her best friend or any of her sisters. Not for any salacious reason. … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 12 – Phone calls, yarn, juncos, winter, weather

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Old school – I hate making phone calls. I prefer sending an email or a text. I met up with my old exercise ladies this past week. Two of us emailed back and forth setting the date and place two … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 15 – Drive-through, courtesy, ponds, friends, aging

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I knew it would happen – Nothing is more annoying than sitting in a drive through when the car in front doesn’t move up. They have their head in their crotch looking at their cell phone. Not only do they … Continue reading

What’s happening in the ‘hood

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I live in a mixed neighborhood. There are some homes that go for over a million dollars (no not ours) and some smaller homes that look more like cottages. Ding, ding, ding! Right now there are several for sale. One … Continue reading

Is knowing better or worse?

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Sometimes you know when you are experiencing something for the last time. When you move out of a house, you know you won’t be coming back. When you graduate you know that phase of life is done. Sometimes you don’t — when someone dies … Continue reading

The last stage of guilt…maybe

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Aside from eating three brownies this past weekend (I can’t believe I did that!), I don’t feel guilty about much. I have accepted my idiosyncrasies and no longer apologize. Sometimes I explain but never apologize. There are things I don’t like to … 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