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

Random 5 for March 4 – Fruitful week, smells, cleaning up, expectations, memories

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Wonderful, wonderful – This has been a good week. I did my taxes and although there was a little mud wrestling with the on-line product, it’s done. (BTW the issues had to do with Internet Explorer…again). Then I found a … Continue reading

Ratcheting down peacefully

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The past few weeks were full of “repair” stuff. Mechanics, repairman, but worst of all multiple visits. Waiting around. Some companies have come a long way from “we’ll be there sometime Friday” to specifying time frames – 8 to noon, … Continue reading