Random 5 for June 19, 2022 – Deck, peace, voting, neighbors, cognitive regression

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Chugging away – The deck is finally done. Yesterday, the day after it was complete and the contractor was completely gone, the weather turned iffy. It was cold and windy, so we did the bare minimum. Plants and cushions are … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 12, 2022 – Housewives, garage sales, timing, homes, deck

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Housewives of the ‘hood – This week I noticed someone I hadn’t seen before. It was a middle-aged woman, very thin, with an orange spray-on tan. I know it was spray on because there were no streaks, and it was … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 15, 2022 – Deck, reviews, election, airtime, change

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Deck update – These pictures are the deck after three weeks. Hopefully with some good weather (there is always rain in the forecast) this week will be a big push – sleeves on posts, railings and the start of the … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 23, 2022 – Robins, weirdos, projects, surprises, trees

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Hello? – We have an arched window over the front door. Yesterday I saw this robin looking in. He was standing on the outside ledge. He did a lot of walking up and down and peering. First time I saw … Continue reading

It’s getting peopley again

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I never was great at small talk. You know the stuff. “What do you think of the weather?” “How about them (fill in the local sports team)?” and the OMG I can’t believe you actually said that “What’s your sign?” … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 13, 2022 – Digestion, age, covid, names, Ukraine

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Signs of aging – This past week we had breakfast out. First time in a long, long time. Food was good but afterward I didn’t feel well. I’m sure they gave me caffeinated coffee instead of decaf. My body doesn’t … Continue reading