Cheers and Jeers

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Part of the continuing saga of stuff I learned when close relatives were in a really bad auto accident. Cheers to Ralph Nader. Sometimes you seem so far out but I thank you for instigating car safety features. Without air … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 9 – House project, popcorn, sales, S’mores, More S’more

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Disruption — We’ve had a contractor working here all week. I dislike the intrusion and lack of privacy (and getting up really early) but this guy did everything he could not to be intrusive. He didn’t walk through the house, … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 11 – old drinks, doctors, health insurance, road rage, clothing

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So good! –On Friday I didn’t finish my Starbucks mocha. I had an appointment and errands. I got home close to noon looking forward to finishing it off. I drank some and was off doing something else. I found it in … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 16 – Chocolate, holidays, Starbucks, birds, banks

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Ugh! – October is half over and we are cruising into the holidays. So not ready! Where did July go? Want July back! (Yes I know I was whining about the weather for most of it.) #punishedforwhining There’s something about … Continue reading

The amazing properties of chocolate or not!

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The beloved husband is amazing. It is true. He does the right thing most of the time. He read an article this past summer that dark chocolate was good for you and immediately bought a case of dark chocolate bars … Continue reading

Mom was right again!

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Last week I made a chocolate layer cake for some friends who were coming over for dinner. It was a cake I had made many times before. Actually the cake wasn’t the showstopper; it was the mocha cream icing. Any … Continue reading