Lessons learned or relearned

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Every experience brings lessons. Sometimes it’s reinforcement rather than new information. Sometimes I’m astounded at what I’ve learned and sometimes I go “holy moly is that really me?” We had a bad auto crash in the family with severe injuries. … Continue reading

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 February 17 – Crowds, security, warning lights, animals, food

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Peopley – I have been visiting some relatives in the hospital this week. I don’t usually see large crowds since I retired. It’s amazing and amusing. Not only are there all different looks and sizes but manners too. Some people … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 3 – Frozen, excuses, relatives, friends, groundhogs

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Pond woes – Something wonky happened to our outdoor electrical outlet which shut down the pond bubbler. It’s important to keep an open area in the pond so the gases can exchange and the fish don’t suffocate. At 7 a.m. … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 20 – Comedy, snow storm, no storm, ancestors, dogs

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Only at Starbucks – Earlier this week, as I drove into my local Starbucks the entrance are was blocked by two cars parked at weird angles and three guys running around with their arms flailing. At first I thought there … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 30 – Death, endings, potato chips, stuff, changes

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Another one bites the dirt – Queen said it so well! For the past month I have been thinking of any old friend who I haven’t seen in decades. Periodically he wrote restaurant reviews and I was on the email … Continue reading

Trouble in paradise, exercise style

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I could smell trouble was brewing. Routines were broken. Things were different but because all this happens before my first coffee, I was slow on the uptake. This doesn’t involve my super macho gym. It involves my walking group. I … Continue reading