Random 5 for July 11 – Splinters, exfoliation, computers, auto accident, looking for the good

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Yep, I’m running late. Last week was not one of my best. Early in the week I picked up an old aluminum pole with a reflector on the top. The aluminum had disintegrated to the point of being full of … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 4 – Happy 4th, gardens, charities, masks, masquerading

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Holiday! – Happy 4th for anyone living in the US. Today is a day of barbecue, celebrations and all things red, white and blue! A sad garden — Without a garden this year, I’m using window boxes and pots to … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 27 – Starbucks, teens, memory, house projects, contractors

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Different strokes – Most of you know I pick up a Starbucks mocha every morning. I get a venti which is the largest size. One of our houseguests this past weekend also is a SB fan so I picked one … Continue reading

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 13, 2021 – Flowers, Gus, downsizing, windows, houseguests

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Discovery! – The new house has basic landscaping.  Not a lot of beautiful gardens or flowers but I have found a few. There is a gorgeous peony in the back. Unfortunately it’s at a spot that you can’t see from … 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

Random 5 for May 30, 2021 – Weather, people, purchases, neighborhood, clothing

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Crank it up – In a stroke of bizarre weather, the heat is back on as is the seat heater in the car. We used the fireplace last night which made Morgan, our fireplace-loving cat, very happy. After the holiday, … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 23, 2021 – Peaceful, hot, decks, painting, spellcheck

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The best part of waking up – This has become my happy spot. It’s my therapy and in the hot weather, my cool spot. I can walk there easily and it’s never crowded. Most of the time, I’m alone. I … Continue reading