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 August 20 – Computers, aging, commenters, trips, seasons

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More on computers – I decided earlier in the year to buy a small portable computer. If you missed it, you can read about it here. My second “new” computer went back yesterday and I’m on my third. I wish … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 16 – Pizza, blogging, followers, energy, weather

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Don’t mess with my pizza! – I love pizza. It’s my all-time favorite food. If the crust is good (no thin cracker crust for me please), I’m not fussy. This week we had it twice – once for a quick … Continue reading

Things that happen to writers…at least this one

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This blog will be six years old in August. That’s a long time. I have over 1,000 posts and I have never posted daily. You’d think I would remember stuff. Last week someone new viewed and commented on one of … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 30 – Dreams, drivers, Mom, loss, ducks

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Dreams! – Not the “wish” type but the one that happens when you sleep. This has been a very active week in my head (only while I’m sleeping). Usually it’s a mix of people I knew decades ago set in … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 27 – Spelling, skin boogers, forgetfulness, bloggers, age

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Spelling? – Finding the correct spelling for a word can be frustrating, especially when you don’t know the correct spelling. I fussed around with a dictionary, going to a thesaurus (looking up similar words) until I finally used another word. … Continue reading

Holy crap Batman, it’s been five years

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I worried about my synapses snapping after I retired. Would I become one of those slow speaking, irritatingly nice old people. The ones that talk to all salespeople and cashiers when you are waiting for your turn. Ack! (That’s mostly for the … Continue reading