Random 5 for April 4, 2021 – Time, Easter, painting, contractors, discounts

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Yikes! A quarter of the year is gone! How did that happen? Oh yes, we moved. That is guaranteed to make time disappear. I’ve finally taken some pictures of the new family room. There is more work to be done … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 24, 2021 – Moving, spam, transition, pond, boxes

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Some excitement – We have been going over to the new house almost every day. We have met all the adjacent neighbors. All seem nice. No spidey sense alarms went off. The next door neighbor has a delightful dog that … Continue reading

Absence, patience and mellowing out

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They say absence makes the heart go fonder. The beloved husband took a short trip out west to see his kids. We rarely travel separately so it was different at home. Aside from eating my favorite dishes that he doesn’t … Continue reading

The dilemma — Betwixt and between!

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Should I or shouldn’t I? The older I get the more I’m like my Mom. There was a lot of wonderful stuff about her but she was practical. Practical is a double-edged sword. It saves you from really stupid purchases … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 15 – Drive-through, courtesy, ponds, friends, aging

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I knew it would happen – Nothing is more annoying than sitting in a drive through when the car in front doesn’t move up. They have their head in their crotch looking at their cell phone. Not only do they … Continue reading

Make the decision and bring on the pickle jars

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Decisions come in all kinds of packages. Some are easy. If your laundry detergent makes you itch, you change it. If you don’t like anchovies on your pizza, you don’t order them again. Some are harder like job changes or … Continue reading

Just between us

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There’s been a lot of picking going on here — wall colors, wallpaper and now a piece of furniture. That’s enough to kick up analysis paralysis! Some picking comes easy and some does not. Kitchen color — easy peasy (it’s … Continue reading