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

The on-going battle for control

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It happens to everyone sooner or later. They can’t help themselves. The attraction to the camera is just too much. Lily (the wayward deer who keeps trashing my pond) has discovered the night camera. Earlier this week she posed this … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 12 – dogs, mailmen, fish, frogs, blogging

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What’s it with dogs anyway? – I was waiting in the Starbucks drive-through line (no, I don’t spend half my life there) and the car in front had a dog with his head hanging out the window. He was a … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 5 – Birthdays, pond, Starbucks, tornados, relocations

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Happy Birthday Bro! – Last weekend was my brother’s 85th birthday. He is amazing. I think of him as 60 but sometimes he acts like 16. He has taught me a lot but most of all if you have your … Continue reading