Random 5 for January 1, 2022 – Normal, shipping, internet ads, Starbucks, accommodations

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Did last year go faster than normal? — (Not that I know what normal is!) Too much sick cat and doctor appointments can dim the holiday spirit for sure. Or is this something that happens in normal aging? Nothing else … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 11, 2022 – Winning!, words, decorations, snow, party

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Hello lottery! – Despite the high stress level from Gracie’s dental surgery, it was a “lucky” week. I attended a luncheon. There were 80 people and 40 door prizes, so my chance of winning was good. That doesn’t mean anything … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 9, 2022 – Comfort food, brownies, cycles, Sundays, grands

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That doesn’t make sense! – This week my GI system was upset. Not happy. The weird thing is that the two things that make it better are brownies and beer (not together!). Does that make any sense at all? What’s … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 4, 2022 – Starbucks, gorilla man, ads, reunions, behavior

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Back to the old routine! – My local Starbucks is open after two weeks of renovations. It had been completely renovated about five years ago, so I was surprised when they closed again. It was worth it. They took down … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 21, 2022 – Eyes, murphy’s law, Starbucks, hair, takeout food

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The eyeball week – This week I’m getting an amniotic lens inserted on my eye. It’s like a contact lens. It stays on for three days then comes off. Hopefully, it will heal the inflammation on the cornea. If all … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 14, 2022 – Dads, cautions, foxes, friends, Gracie

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Happy birthday Dad! – Tomorrow is my dad’s birthday. He’d be well over a hundred years old. I still miss him even though I was a child when he died. You have made a mark in life if you are … Continue reading

Random 3 for July 24,2024 – Walkers, weeds, fantasies

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We are in an extreme heat wave with temperatures bouncing around 100+ degrees with the humidity not far behind. We are not used to this weather. Ergo, my thinking is not working so well. Another short one! Walking with my … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 22, 2022 – Shortages, oil embargo, neighbors, death, relatives

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What? – Baby formula has hit the headlines but that’s not the only shortage. My local Starbucks has been out of mocha for four days! What’s with that? I must travel to another store to get my morning kick. Usually … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 10, 2022 – Flooding, disappointments, contractors, death, flowers

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The downside – Our development is surrounded by fields and meandering streams. There is a downside to meandering streams. They flood. It doesn’t affect our house, but it does affect the roads we travel. We had three inches of rain … Continue reading