Random 5 for April 25, 2021 – Painting, new products, colors, spring, chipmunks

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Still painting – The worst thing about being consumed with house updates is that you miss the experiences that inspire you to write and you eat a lot of “take out.” I work by myself so there are no stupid … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 24 – Happy anniversary, dental, chipmunks, mice, busy

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Happy anniversary to the beloved husband! – Yes I remember it. It’s been eleven great years and more before that! Next chapter of the teeth – I was able to get the rest of my veneers installed. If you followed … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 17 – Ancestry research, emails, mice, chipmunks, hummingbirds

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Addictions – I haven’t been working on my ancestry project for the last two months. I have already gone back as far as I can on my direct ancestors but there are aunts and uncles and in-laws to research. This … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 29 – Chipmunks, carpets, nightclothes, cards, politics

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An early brunch – January has been six degrees warmer than normal. Very unusual. This week I saw a chipmunk looking for sunflower seeds around the bird feeders. It’s early to see them out of hibernation and I haven’t seen … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Morgan and friends

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What? There’s a chipmunk here! Can I play with it? Open the door!Here Chippie, Chippie, Chippie….I’ll be your friend. Let’s have lunch!Gotta see if my friend the chickadee is around.Hope you get to spend some time with your friends.

Observations on this and that

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My cat Mollie got caught in a mechanical recliner lift this week. Fortunately I was able to stop it immediately and reverse. She lost a large chunk of fur but was ok. Nothing broken. I, however, was not good. That … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Everyone’s pooped!

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After a week of projects, everyone’s pooped. Even critters that didn’t lift a paw to help. (Isn’t it amazing how that happens?) Of course there was bath time. Nothing interferes with bath time. While the cats napped and bathed (and … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 2 – time, life, endings, food, happiness

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August? Already? – How can it be August? Seems like January is six weeks long and July is less than 24 hours. I’m sure August won’t feel much longer. Then it’s winter. Circle of life – This summer I have … Continue reading

Keystone Cops, Kate style

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There were two spastic bodies sweating profusely in a 10 by 10 foot room. Arms were flailing, legs twisted. The gross motor movements made Stephen Hawking look agile. It all started innocently enough. I was going to the grocery store but … Continue reading

Random Five for September 28

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Hallelujah! It’s done, it’s done! — The pond project is complete. The water went back in the same day but I had to keep the fish in the holding tank overnight. My back isn’t speaking to me. Wait until it … Continue reading