Random 5 for May 17, 2020 – Inspiration, shopping, traits, neighbors, graduates

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Inspiration — With all this time on my hands, the random thoughts should be expanded but that’s not how it works. It takes interactions to get the good topics. With this lock-down I’m spending all my time with the beloved … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 28 – Deer, elections, religious, mice, silver linings

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The rascals! – Last year was the first time the deer ate my front porch chrysanthemums. I forgot and bought another big pot for this year and they pruned it again. They seem to like the buds best. I put … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 30 – Wrap-up, carpet update, deer, sunshine, bloggers

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I was blown away – Your comments on my “me too” post were astounding. Your stories hit my heart. You were articulate and clear. I was humbled. Thank you. Carpet update – All has been installed and we are happy. … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 10 – Social functions, dental, mindful chewing, deer, more deer

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How did this happen? – Did you ever agree to have lunch with someone, then find yourself organizing the luncheon for 10 people except the person you were having lunch with originally isn’t going? I am the queen of saying … Continue reading

Fall secrets

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I have a secret to share. I love summer (no that’s not the secret). After the first frost and the beautiful annual flowers are gone, I don’t have the oomph to do yard work (that’s the secret). My oomph goes into … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 13 – Cats, granddaughters, fences, Starbucks, Mom

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The week that was – This was a really tough week. I said goodbye to my best buddy who has been with me for almost two decades. I forgot how painful loss is. Thanks to all of you who left … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 6 – Gardens, illness, old cats, nighttime marauders, fences

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Garden woes – This hasn’t been a great year for my garden. I was late because of my thumb surgery. Then we had rain and cold weather through June. Last year my tomatoes developed wilt late in the season and … Continue reading