Another sign of aging or lack of attention

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When I was a kid we ate canned corn. With the whole kernels. Never the creamed variety. (No judgement please! Everyone ate canned vegetables then.) My mom routinely picked up the wrong can and we had creamed corn. No one … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 21 – Frost, decisions, mice, cooking, wintering over

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Frost on the pumpkin – We had our first frost this past week. The timing isn’t unusual. However, the temperatures again went from the mid-80s to the mid-50s in a matter of a day or two. We have been running … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 30 – Wrap-up, carpet update, deer, sunshine, bloggers

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I was blown away – Your comments on my “me too” post were astounding. Your stories hit my heart. You were articulate and clear. I was humbled. Thank you. Carpet update – All has been installed and we are happy. … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 2 – Ancestry research, calm, learning, recipes, summer

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Going back down that rabbit hole – With the weather still unsettling (that means humid, rainy and generally yucky) I’ve decided to go back to my ancestry research. I took the summer off, only updating as I came across information. … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Gracie and Mollie

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Last week I talked about Gracie losing interest in her feather. She’s still playful. She found something else. To finish off drying a bedspread, I threw it over a chair in the family room. Before you know it, it looked … Continue reading

Absence, patience and mellowing out

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They say absence makes the heart go fonder. The beloved husband took a short trip out west to see his kids. We rarely travel separately so it was different at home. Aside from eating my favorite dishes that he doesn’t … Continue reading