Random 5 for October 28 – Deer, elections, religious, mice, silver linings

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The rascals! – Last year was the first time the deer ate my front porch chrysanthemums. I forgot and bought another big pot for this year and they pruned it again. They seem to like the buds best. I put … Continue reading

Sassy cats – Mice, more mice and decomp

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This has been a busy week for the cats. Specifically the grays – Morgan and Gracie. Mollie is retired from anything remotely looking like work and Hazel is an observer when she isn’t napping from exhaustion from observing. If you … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 21 – Frost, decisions, mice, cooking, wintering over

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Frost on the pumpkin – We had our first frost this past week. The timing isn’t unusual. However, the temperatures again went from the mid-80s to the mid-50s in a matter of a day or two. We have been running … Continue reading

Sassy cats – Gracie’s food issues rear again

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Gracie has always been a finicky eater. (What cat isn’t…except for Hoover cat Hazel?) The past two weeks have been a roller coaster ride. Yet again. She stopped eating wet cat food completely. Nothing suited her. I routinely carry six … Continue reading

A couple of philosophical odds and ends

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Once in a while I take an irrational disliking to someone. Sometimes I don’t know why. There is something about them (and I can’t always put my finger on it) — appearance, behavior or vocabulary that reminds me of someone … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 14 – Radio, music, holidays, ads, friends

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Dead spots or not – I listen to a local station during my very short commute to the gym. The past week or so the static has been so bad I can’t always hear. Convinced it was the stupid entertainment … Continue reading