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 May 2, 2021 – Front door, walking, hugs, change, birds

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The fruits of my labor – Here is a picture of my freshly painted front door. The brass door knocker wasn’t installed yet but it’s on now. It’s the third house I’ve had with a red door. I also had … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 25, 2021 – Painting, new products, colors, spring, chipmunks

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Still painting – The worst thing about being consumed with house updates is that you miss the experiences that inspire you to write and you eat a lot of “take out.” I work by myself so there are no stupid … 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

Random 5 for April 11, 2021 – Imaginary things, Fitbit, organization, crafts, memories

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It’s been a crazy week. Lots of weird stuff happening. I got it, I got it! Early in the week the cats were going crazy. They were all batting and chasing an imaginary bug. I couldn’t see it. With all the … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 4, 2021 – Time, Easter, painting, contractors, discounts

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Yikes! A quarter of the year is gone! How did that happen? Oh yes, we moved. That is guaranteed to make time disappear. I’ve finally taken some pictures of the new family room. There is more work to be done … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 28 – Flower tent, Easter, people, decisions, life

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It’s back! – The flower tent is back up. That’s a sure sign of spring. The Easter flowers should be appearing early this week, followed by spring flowers, Mother’s Day flowers and bedding plants. Woo hoo! Last year they erected … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 21, 2021 – Peaceful, smart products, mementos, restaurants, room painting

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Quiet and uneventful, yay! — It’s been a quiet week. No crises, no snowstorm, no bad news. I’ve treasured it. I was able to plod along doing things at my own speed and I love it! Who thought boring would … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 14, 2021 – Vaccine, people, Starbucks, weather, Morgan

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Reason to celebrate – I received my first covid shot this week. It was a relief. With our recent move we have had to go into stores and interact with people. Lots of people. The beloved husband was among the … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 28, 2021 – Routines, aging, wildlife, walking, friends

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It’s not truly random but the move is consuming my life so all my experiences and aha moments are centered around it.  Changing the routines – Since my move I’ve been testing different driving routes to get to places. I’m … Continue reading