Odds and ends from the renovation

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There is a smell about construction. (We are in the middle of a kitchen renovation.) The smell isn’t good or bad, just distinctive. It’s a mix of drywall dust and spackle, raw wood, lingering take-out food, new cabinets and I … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 11 – Splinters, exfoliation, computers, auto accident, looking for the good

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Yep, I’m running late. Last week was not one of my best. Early in the week I picked up an old aluminum pole with a reflector on the top. The aluminum had disintegrated to the point of being full of … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 11, 2021 – Imaginary things, Fitbit, organization, crafts, memories

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It’s been a crazy week. Lots of weird stuff happening. I got it, I got it! Early in the week the cats were going crazy. They were all batting and chasing an imaginary bug. I couldn’t see it. With all the … Continue reading

More moving stories – Three more things I learned

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Attics have secrets – In the back corner of the attic, we found a box of income tax returns going back to 1996. No, you don’t need to keep them back that far. They got pushed out of sight and … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 27 – Health, protocols, masks, grandcat, 2021

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Another check mark! — I had a spot of cancer removed from my nose this week. (Merry Christmas to me!) The procedure isn’t bad but it involved lots of waiting. The doc takes minimal cells and examines under a microscope. … Continue reading