Catching up

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It’s been a very hectic time here. My brother and sis-in-law were in a very bad auto accident. Life changes in a second. I am watching firsthand the pain and suffering auto crashes cause. We all think we are good … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 13 – Pond, class reunions, malls, sneakers, birthdays

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Visitors – This heron has been visiting my pond lately. I caught him twice swimming like a duck in my tiny pond. We had words and I haven’t seen him since. He is ginormous. Sure hope I still have fish! … Continue reading

Christmas ruminations from a curmudgeon

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The holiday is over but lingering good will is floating around. At least for a while. Christmas isn’t my favorite holiday. It was when I was a kid. Two weeks off from school and presents. Throw in a snowstorm and … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 9 – House project, popcorn, sales, S’mores, More S’more

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Disruption — We’ve had a contractor working here all week. I dislike the intrusion and lack of privacy (and getting up really early) but this guy did everything he could not to be intrusive. He didn’t walk through the house, … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 18 – Storm, injury, plumbers, luck, snow camel

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Whoa! Crazy week indeed! – Winter has crashed our party! We had our first (unseasonably early) snowstorm. The predictors said one to three inches and we got eight. No one was ready. Ten minute commutes took hours. People slept on … Continue reading