Another day in paradise

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During this lock-down my access to normal social interactions and stupid people has been severely limited. Strange as it seems, I get energy and inspiration from these interactions. Today we are having the last step of our paver renovation done. … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 7 – Mice, hiring, yellow zone, adjustments, Tess

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So proud! – We don’t have set chores in our family except that the beloved husband mows the grass and I catch the mice. This past week, he found a mouse in the office at 6 a.m. and wisely decided … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Here comes summer!

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It’s time to open windows and sit on sills! Here Morgan and Sasha are sharing. Let’s listen in to their conversation. Sasha: Why do the doggies have collars with ropes attached. Are they taking their peeps for a walk? Would … Continue reading

Stuff I don’t understand

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Information please — With businesses in chaos, many of us don’t know who is open and who isn’t. We rely on Facebook and websites to find out that information. Businesses are not keeping their status and hours updated. This week … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 31 – Birds, suntan, aging, spiraling, lessons not learned

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Renters! – The cats have been focused on the cherry laurel bush on the other side of the porch screen. In checking it out, I found a mama bird sitting on a nest. It’s hard to see in there but … Continue reading

Riding the family crazy train!

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Since the ability to observe bizarre human behavior isn’t available I’m drawing from my family. We have a little bit of crazy there. Say what? – My sister-in-law wrote her obituary recently. She’s been involved in a lot of organizations … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 24 – Anniversaries, tomatoes, familiarity, less restrictions, pizza!

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Happy anniversary to my brother and his wife. Yesterday was 62 years of mostly bliss! Look away one minute – Since early March I have been raising a few tomato plants. I prefer to raise my own because the varieties … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 17, 2020 – Inspiration, shopping, traits, neighbors, graduates

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Inspiration — With all this time on my hands, the random thoughts should be expanded but that’s not how it works. It takes interactions to get the good topics. With this lock-down I’m spending all my time with the beloved … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 10 – Mother’s Day, quarantine, crazies, event, upbeat

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Mother’s Day – This was a particularly difficult week here. I did what I often do during tough times, I channeled my mother. She’s been gone for over 30 years but I still miss her. She was born just before … Continue reading