Random 5 for August 5 – Vacation, packing, worry, weather, good times

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Getting ready – We were away for a few days recently. I am astounded that I pack almost as much for a weekend as I do for a week. That’s not including clothing. It’s an age thing that deserves a … Continue reading

How much bad can happen in one week?

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The week started off with a tinge of anxiety and a lot of hope. Anxiety for two medical appointments and hope for the weather. The pond was muddy and needed a complete water change. I need good weather for the … Continue reading

Short thoughts for a long Thursday

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Everyone has been whining about the weather this year. It’s been wonky. Warm when it should have been cold. Cold when it wasn’t predicted. Snow late in the season. It’s like a big Rubik’s cube that got all turned around. There … Continue reading

A different kind of spring cleaning

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When you get to be a certain age, spring cleaning takes on a different meaning. It doesn’t involve a house. (I’ve stopped that kind of spring cleaning ages ago!) It involves cleaning up the skin for the warm weather. This … Continue reading

Travel anxiety or traveling with rogue body fluids

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There are very few things that make me barf. Seeing someone else barf is one of them. Bad injuries are another. I don’t barf at cleaning up cat stuff. It’s either too much experience or I’m tough. Taxes and medical … Continue reading

Random 5 or September 4 – Social signals, anticipation, entertaining, designers, grandkids

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Guests – As you are reading this, there are two 10-year-old munchkins visiting their grandparents (that would be us). I have vitamin E, margaritas and Xanax stocked. Oh yes, I did get regular food for them. They leave right after … Continue reading

Beware! Crank alert! All peopled out!

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I’m an introvert. I know. No one believes that but I am. I require a good bit of “me” time. That’s “by myself” time without needing to be nice to anyone. I’m not real good at being nice for a … Continue reading