What not to say to a hair stylist

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Hope is a beautiful thing. It’s what makes you believe that you will get a different outcome. Every time I go for a haircut I am hopeful. First the background — I’m a terrible client. Since I’m retired, I don’t … Continue reading

Winter doldrums and tantalizing catalogs

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This is the boring time of the year. Weather is yucky (technical term) even though we haven’t had the really cold winter weather yet. My yearning for warmer weather fuels unrealistic expectations that will slap me in the butt during … Continue reading

The old gut feeling and the ethereal lemon pie

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My gut is smarter than my brain. I can do probabilities in my head but my gut will tell me the truth without any data to back it up. It just knows. I don’t trust my heart. It gets veered … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 27 – Projects, wallpaper, TV, instinct, loss

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Another project? – We painted another back hallway in our house. I like the piece by piece strategy. We aren’t living in chaos. (I don’t do well in chaos, especially kitchen chaos. Let’s just say it makes me more than … Continue reading

The “firsts”

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There is nothing as wonderful as the first sip of something wonderful. I have written before of that sweet spot in the morning after exercise is complete and a steaming coffee is in my hand. The first taste is the … Continue reading