Random 5 for September 8 – Nature, fall, procrastination, chores, happy

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I know better – As the keeper of four bird feeders, I know a lot about birds. At least birds at feeders. They are like people. Some are clumsy and fly into things. When you see one sitting in the … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 26 – Browsers, ads, millennials, hearing, death

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For the techies – I finally ditched Internet Explorer. My computer was getting hung up all the time even on other programs like Outlook and Word. Switching the browser seems to have cleared it up. It was easier than tossing … Continue reading

Planning life exits

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We attended a funeral this week and it made me think about exits. When I was born, my mother didn’t tell anyone she was pregnant — not her best friend or any of her sisters. Not for any salacious reason. … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 23 – BeeGees, feet, life, seasons, death

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For a split second, I was 20 again (ok, maybe 30)! – We watched the BeeGee commemorative special last weekend. Just hearing that music again made me want to dance! Music can stir up such strong memories! I woke up every … Continue reading

Observations with a glass in need of a refill

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I am a “glass half full” person but lately I find myself waiting for the “other shoe to fall.” Each good thing seems to be counterbalanced. We are having a strange spring. February brought warm weather that pushed plant growth. … Continue reading

Passages – Cousins

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My cousin’s husband died. I am the youngest of 50 cousins with the ages spanning 20 years. Many are gone. That comes with being the youngest. Outliving everyone comes with a price. When I was young we all lived close. … Continue reading