Random 3 for September 20 – Election signs, ER, brain fog

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This week has been crazy here so we are abbreviating our random thoughts. Best sign ever – There are a lot of election signs out. Our neighbors had one up that said “Any stable adult!” with the stars and stripes … Continue reading

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 3 for September 6 – Fall, spelling, pictures

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We are celebrating the holiday weekend here with an abbreviated random post. Come September – Just like a switch, the overnight temperature dropped to 59 degrees (15C). That’s a first since I can’t remember – maybe early May? We are … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 30 – Timing, fall, service, fantasy, music,

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Houses – The beloved husband and I have been working on downsizing for at least five years. We can’t agree on the same house. Within the last year we have seen several houses that I put in the “20 years … 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 16 – Dad, weather, reunions, retail therapy, aging out

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Happy birthday Dad! – Yesterday was my dad’s birthday. He would have been well over 100 years old. I always envied his summer birthday. Mine is in January when no one wants to celebrate! I drank a toast to him … 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 3 for July 26, 2020 – Haircuts, covid-19, gardens

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And so it went – If you read my earlier post, you know I was anticipating my first professional haircut since the lockdown this past week. You asked for a picture. Well, forgetaboutit! Ain’t gonna happen. The cut was shorter … 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 July 12 – Snakes, deliveries, mice, restaurants, normal routine

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He’s back! – That snake that got away in April was back swimming in my pond. By the time I got the stuff out he had slithered under the rocks. Getting him would have required dismantling the flat stones around … Continue reading