Random 5 for June 20, 2021 – Solstice, music, traits, masks, Sasha

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Happy summer solstice! – It’s happening today! The real start of summer. Ear worms and other music things – I often wake up with a tune in my head. It never makes sense to me. Most of the time I … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 6 – Bridges, puppies, decisions, strawberries, masks

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A friend who gets it – A few weeks ago I posted about how much I hate walking across an open grate bridge. Keep that thought. There is a Dalmatian puppy in my neighborhood. Although she’s a puppy, she is … Continue reading

A jumble of thoughts

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Locally the mask wearing mandate is optional for vaccinated people. But people are people and they lie so without showing proof can you believe them? Different stores are reacting differently. The request to wear one varies. Some of the chains … Continue reading

Things that (shouldn’t) surprise me

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I don’t wear out clothes or shoes. They get old or shabby. Some shrink to an unwearable size. They may be so dirty that I’m embarrassed to wear them but I never wear holes in them. If I want “distressed” … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 9, 2021 – Gestures, frivolity, walking trails, barfy, cats

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Something you don’t see every day! – This week at Starbucks I followed an older guy (my age) in to the store. On the way he bent down and picked up a cup and straw that someone had thrown down. … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 18, 2021 – Dining out, socialization, projects, walking trails, risk averse

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Dining – This week we met friends for breakfast. It was our first time since the pandemic started. I was leery but the very few diners (we went at the crack of dawn) were spaced very far apart. I felt … Continue reading

A great gift

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Some families take pictures all the time. Even in the age of real film, they had albums devoted to specific occasions and closets full of super 8 films. They celebrated half birthdays and quarter birthdays. They celebrated tooth loss and … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 13 – Crazy, houses, virus, friends, snow

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An apology – We’re packing to move so I’m distracted and stressed out. My posts may be erratic (that’s erratic not erotic!) and somewhat singular in topic (except for stupid people who are everywhere). Just putting it out there. Settlement … Continue reading