Random 5 for April 1 – Easter, venue change, brunch menu, days of old, jobs

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Could it be Easter (or Passover) already? – We’ve had such a dang cold March that it’s hard to believe something as springy as Easter is here. Where is my bonnet? How did it get here? – We’ve always celebrated … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 25 – Easter, chores, people, friends, death

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A new tradition? — This picture is from last year but it’s getting to be a tradition to have a big snowstorm right before Easter. Hopefully the snow will completely melt and the flowers will take over the parking lot! … Continue reading

Some thoughts on aging

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My mother often yelled at the TV, especially regarding older actors/actresses. “Boy they look old!” Or “What happened to them? They used to be handsome/gorgeous!” It was baffling to me because they were her age. Contemporaries. They didn’t look any older than she … Continue reading

Ratcheting down peacefully

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The past few weeks were full of “repair” stuff. Mechanics, repairman, but worst of all multiple visits. Waiting around. Some companies have come a long way from “we’ll be there sometime Friday” to specifying time frames – 8 to noon, … Continue reading

Highlights on 2017 or what the hell happened?

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So what happened during those fleeting seconds that calls itself 2017? Lots! The political atmosphere me watching more puppy videos. It’s cheaper than therapy and less dangerous than drugs and alcohol. Keep those videos coming! (There aren’t as many cat … Continue reading

A youth invasion!

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Fresh towels are out. Food is bought. Puzzles and DVDs are ready. Plans are made. The weather is perfect. The granddaughters are coming. When they come, it’s a whirlwind of activity. There are places to go and things to buy. … Continue reading

High hopes

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I love hope. It’s so dimensional. It picks you up at the worst of times. Even when the outcome isn’t optimal. It lifts your spirit. It’s a dream that could come true. It covers everything from the most important events … Continue reading