Random 5 for June 19, 2022 – Deck, peace, voting, neighbors, cognitive regression

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Chugging away – The deck is finally done. Yesterday, the day after it was complete and the contractor was completely gone, the weather turned iffy. It was cold and windy, so we did the bare minimum. Plants and cushions are … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 5, 2022 – Projects, friends, connections, social visits, weather

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Progress! – We’ve seen some progress on our deck. Just a few more weeks. A surprise – One night this week there was a knock on the door. An old friend (literally and figuratively) was outside. He was nearby and … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 26 – Strange times, Trek*, friends, phone, projects

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It was another weird week – Or maybe that’s the new norm. I’ll start with the bad news and go on from there. Saying goodbye to a blogger – If any of you follow Trek*, the American living in Austria, … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 1, 2021 – Seasons, locusts, clothing, projects, medical advances

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Dang! It’s happened again! – July disappears more so than any other month for me. It has slithered away but not without excitement. I’m hoping for a delightful (and long) August! Oh yes, and boring too! The locusts are back! … Continue reading

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