Random 5 for January 19 – Porch pirates, Kindles, ads, neurosis, dumb

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Pretty cool – For the holidays Amazon sent me a picture of my package on my front porch for proof of delivery. We haven’t had theft issues with porch pirates on my street. The houses are set back and it … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 12 – Security, flu, obits, research, weather

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Security – I logged into my on-line tax software program. They have upgraded their security. It took me a while to get in. They asked questions that are hard to answer like the maiden name of my neanderthal grandmother from … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 5 – Instructions, shipping, robins, Pinterest, charging cords

Gallery

This gallery contains 2 photos.

Thank goodness for YouTube – I bought a technical gadget. It came with a small (2” x 3”) piece of paper that said “download app xxxx” in 87 different languages. That’s all. No other instructions. I downloaded the app and … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 29 – Food, holidays, crowds, decorations, smart phones

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Say what? – We are foodies in our families. Foodies with definite opinions. We don’t eat weird stuff but much of our traditional foods come from revered recipes that you don’t fool with. My brother gave me a portion of … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 22 – charity, trackers, fire trucks, people, cold

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

An easy way – When I buy from Amazon, I use Amazon Smile. When you do that a portion (very tiny portion) goes toward a charity that you select. It doesn’t cost you anything extra. This week I received an … Continue reading

Random 3 for December 15 – computer fraud, odors, inflatable decorations

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

This is a short one! Sirens! — While I was on the computer, a loud horn went off. It repeated every few seconds. It was incredibly loud and terrifying. The computer said I was hacked and gave me a number … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 8 – Colored trees, sales, computers, sizing, forecasting

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

What to my wondering eyes should appear – Our local store has a large selection of real Christmas trees including some in the most bizarre colors. The orange one looks like a tree with dead needles. I wonder who would … Continue reading