Random 5 for December 2 – Stupid, Kindles, electronic prices, delivery methods, family, death

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I hate stupid – Especially on me. I recently replaced my wonky Kindle. The new one is awesome. It has Alexa but except for information commands I need subscriptions (music, movies, etc). Boogers. I hate to throw things out so … Continue reading

The call you don’t want to get

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This past Sunday the phone rang at 8 a.m. That timing always sends goosebumps down my spine. The telemarketers aren’t up yet and neither are my retired friends. It has to be bad news. It was. My brother, who has … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 1 – Glitter, attractiveness, noise pollution, guests, libraries

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Words please! – I received a card this week. As soon as I opened it, there was glitter everywhere. It was all over my hands and the counter and probably the floor too. I have cats who lick their paws … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 27 – Bedsheets, cookies, wedding anniversaries, stink, Memorial Day

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Congratulations – Thursday was my brother and sister-in-law’s 60th wedding anniversary. They are as different as can be. Some folks thought it would never last but relationships are about more than similarities or differences. It’s about caring and love and … Continue reading

Laughing from the grave

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In the course of the ancestry research, I’ve been learning the history of the area and how people lived in the 1800s. Life was different. Aside from the obvious lack of electricity, running water and transportation, there was no Starbucks. … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 11 – Projects, off-mark, cancellations, garden show, old records

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Keystone Kops? – It’s always humorous when older folks do something. Aging brings some deficits like hearing loss and a few other things that add to the confusion. We’ve had trouble with our GFI outlet by the pond. The outlet … Continue reading