Random 5 for September 13, 2020 – Mom, retirement, clean-up, fall, ugliness

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Happy birthday Mom! – Today is my mom’s birthday. She’s been gone since 1986 but I still miss her. There is always that hole in my heart. I’m turning into her – After her retirement, my mom worried about money. … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 23, 2020 – Shore, fraud calls, unplugged, bees

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Is this the shore? – I walked early this morning and there was a familiar feeling. We often go to the beach between now and the end of September. Mornings are hazy and humid, then the sun comes out and … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 9 – Nudists, names, gym, walking, time

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Bonk! – I almost ran into a tree. My car radio was on and the local nudist camp was advertising “Hippyfest.” They’ve never advertised there. Hippyfest is running this weekend with drum circles, yoga and a host of other activities. … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 19 – Tomatoes, neighbors, haircut, pets, comments

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Finally! – I picked a few cherry tomatoes last week but my 4th of July tomatoes came in on the 16th. They rarely ripen by the 4th but that’s OK. I’m getting slower in my old age too. Fresh picked … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 7 – Mice, hiring, yellow zone, adjustments, Tess

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So proud! – We don’t have set chores in our family except that the beloved husband mows the grass and I catch the mice. This past week, he found a mouse in the office at 6 a.m. and wisely decided … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 17, 2020 – Inspiration, shopping, traits, neighbors, graduates

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Inspiration — With all this time on my hands, the random thoughts should be expanded but that’s not how it works. It takes interactions to get the good topics. With this lock-down I’m spending all my time with the beloved … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 10 – Mother’s Day, quarantine, crazies, event, upbeat

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Mother’s Day – This was a particularly difficult week here. I did what I often do during tough times, I channeled my mother. She’s been gone for over 30 years but I still miss her. She was born just before … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 26 – Ideas, Amazon, yard work, plants, food

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A brainstorm! – As I was listening to the traffic report on the radio, I realized there isn’t any. Nothing to report. No accidents. No jams. No nothing. I wish they would change that to a people traffic report. It … Continue reading