Random 5 for July 28 – Busy, Parkinson’s, dental, family, guests

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A whirlwind week – Why do things always pile up in the same week? When you make appointments months in advance, there is nothing going on. Then wam, bam, thank you ma’am, you’re overloaded. It was that kind of week. … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 30 – Death, endings, potato chips, stuff, changes

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Another one bites the dirt – Queen said it so well! For the past month I have been thinking of any old friend who I haven’t seen in decades. Periodically he wrote restaurant reviews and I was on the email … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 23 – Friend, lost friends, spicy food, falls, carols

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Old friends – I ran into an old friend this week. We worked together 20+ years ago. After I left the job we’d get together occasionally but lost contact in the past few years. Not even a Christmas card. She … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 14 – Spirit, change, seasons, computers, sickness

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A rousing evening – Our local pro football team, which was not expected to do well at the start of the season, was awesome…until the quarterback was injured. They made it to the first round of playoffs but the odds … Continue reading

Short thoughts for a long Thursday

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Everyone has been whining about the weather this year. It’s been wonky. Warm when it should have been cold. Cold when it wasn’t predicted. Snow late in the season. It’s like a big Rubik’s cube that got all turned around. There … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 1 – Dogs, holidays, parking lots, furniture, generosity

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Can we keep it? – We don’t need a dog. (Really we don’t according to the cats.) I found this oversized stuffed black lab at our local Macy’s. He followed me home. I am a soft touch. Holidays are almost over – … Continue reading

Sassy cats – It’s been a crappy week!

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Literally. Poor Hazel had a bad case of diarrhea. Really bad. (Reminded me of my last colonoscopy prep. Can you relate?) Editor’s note: Squeamish readers should scroll on. However, you will miss a good post! Poor Kate had to clean … Continue reading