Random 5 for December 20, 2020 – Masks, stress, violence, death, Starbucks

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Well, duh! – This past week we had settlement on the new house. For the meeting I put on make-up. It would make me feel pretty! I haven’t used it during the pandemic. I forgot why. Not only can’t you … Continue reading

More odds and ends while squirrels rule the mind

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As we are prepping for a move to the new home, you may see more snips and snaps instead of full length essays. The crazy squirrel inside my head refuses to stay focused. Like a leper – That should be … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 22 – Doom, change, flu, ancestors, winter

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Am I in Kansas? – This morning I woke up with a sense of doom. Sometimes that happens but it’s usually because I heard a cat hacking up a hairball. This is much more serious. It may be exacerbated by … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 15 – Stress, neighbors, weather, procrastination, Fitbit

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Stop the bus! – You know that old saying that God doesn’t give you more than you can handle? I think I’m his new testing ground. Not only has this year been stressful with people dropping dead from an illness … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 15 – The Ides, pond, weird, still weird, housebound

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The Ides of March – Today is that day. Beware Julius Caesar! I feel the terror. Times be weird. Note to self: Check under togas for daggers. #dontgoout! #toopeopley Spring came early – I still have my winter de-icer in … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 16 – Grateful, accident, death, ads, mornings

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Thankfulness – It’s funny what small things are big things when it comes to thankfulness. Yes I’d be delighted to win the lottery but in the past year or so I’ve discovered two small things that make my everyday life … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 29 – Food, holidays, crowds, decorations, smart phones

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Say what? – We are foodies in our families. Foodies with definite opinions. We don’t eat weird stuff but much of our traditional foods come from revered recipes that you don’t fool with. My brother gave me a portion of … Continue reading