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

Stupid comes to visit

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I hate stupid. I especially hate stupid when it’s me! I’ve been on a cooking spree lately. (Yes, that’s unusual for me, especially in the summer when I make reservations!) Yesterday I yearned for something blueberry. Anything blueberry. I thought … Continue reading