Random 5 for February 25 – Time, correlations, skills, writing, research

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Correlations – There is a definite correlation between how bad my hair looks and how long the drive-through line is at Starbucks. At this point in life I am not too proud to walk-in with a rooster or two sticking … Continue reading

A new cooking toy, will it survive?

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There was a time when this house was a shelter for kitchen gadgets much like it is for slightly crazed cats. They came from the store to seek refuge in my pantry, many of them rarely used. Some left to … Continue reading

Another perfect day in paradise – odds and ends

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That’s the opening I use when emailing working friends. They don’t like it much. The truth is that any day you wake up is a good day no matter what the weather is. Remember all spring when I talked about … Continue reading

What day is it; where am I supposed to be; and do I have a coupon?

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Do you worry about memory loss? Can’t remember where your car key or fob is? (Or even your car? Yes, did that too.) Tools walk away when you are working on a project? “They say” it’s normal to a certain … Continue reading

Passages – Cooking

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Holy cow batman! What’s that smell? This past weekend I cooked up a storm. There was soup and chili and some items that make cooking easier like sautéed onions and mushrooms to freeze then pop in Marsala sauce. There was … Continue reading

What you find in your gene pool!

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Family reunions are a hoot. There is all the hype and anticipation and ours doesn’t disappoint. I pulled the short straw this year so it’s at my house today. I dodged the bullet the last couple of years but I … Continue reading

More on aging…or is it?

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Some things I am noticing… Bed flags – I ceased being comfortable (by temperature) ten years ago. I am either hot or cold. As if that isn’t the worst, everything I do about it is a conflict. I like it … Continue reading