Random 5 for July 29 – Smells, fruit, projects, Facebook, books

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What’s that smell? – Humidity brings out the stink. It intensifies odors. I have a great nose. I can smell things no one else can. Perhaps it’s to compensate for my lousy vision. Sometimes it’s a blessing (I can smell … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 21 – Suggestion, posts, appliances, new blog, eyebrows

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The power of suggestion – The back border of our yard has bushes and thick groundcover. There are ticks living there. Last weekend we were trimming and cleaning up. I wear full tick gear but I always seem to get … 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

Blogging – the agony and the ecstasy

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I’m old. I don’t like reading on my cell phone. My fingers aren’t nimble enough to do much correspondence there. It’s an important tool for peeps on the go (I’m a “butt on the chair” type of person myself). I’m … Continue reading

Thoughts on blogging

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After almost five years of blogging every week I feel like I have blogged about everything I know. Then something new happens (like a serial sperm squirter). Sometimes it isn’t quite new but different from what happened before. I recently … Continue reading

Four years going strong

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Without readers there are no writers! Today it’s been four years since I first hit the Publish button. What a ride! I have learned a lot about the internet and I like to think my writing improved. It improved from reading … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 12 – dogs, mailmen, fish, frogs, blogging

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What’s it with dogs anyway? – I was waiting in the Starbucks drive-through line (no, I don’t spend half my life there) and the car in front had a dog with his head hanging out the window. He was a … Continue reading