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

A short round of short thoughts

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Did you ever notice that when a person says “not to be judgmental,” it is followed by a judgmental statement? I’m not sure if the phrase is a warning for the listener or a pre-apology in a non-committal sort of … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 11 – Non-intuitive graphics, warehouse stores, giving, courtesy, friends

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Seriously? – I’m not a dumb person (stop giggling!). I recently bought special socks that keep your feet warm without a lot of thickness (in other words they fit in your shoes). It’s an American company but the care directions … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 3rd – Inspiration, hearing, elections, attitude, birthdays

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What’s next? – Whenever I think I will run out of things to write about, something happens. I anticipated an uninspiring week leading up to the holiday weekend. Then I had my garden ravaged (update – cucumber plant history, zinnias … Continue reading

It happens at Starbucks and a courtesy reboot

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I am always fascinated by people. They are crazy. Here are some things I saw last week at Starbucks. I was in back of a car waiting in the drive through. You know how that works. You pull up a … Continue reading

Pre-coffee disaster averted for today

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Another near miss this morning. I artfully dodged a car fight. Those are the worst. A bent fender costs more than an ER trip. It’s similar to a hip replacement. All this while I was getting my morning coffee. My … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 11 — taxes, socks, thumb, hair, Starbucks courtesy

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Something’s not working here – I have been having a problem lately with socks. They creep down into my shoe. Does that mean my socks are too old and stretched out or my shoes don’t fit quite right? Does anyone … Continue reading

Starbucks courtesy rules revisited

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It’s 7:30. Starbucks looms in the distance. I’m heading for the drive-through but so is a car from the other direction. It’s a race for the spot. I’m coming up quickly but she gets there just before me. Booyah! She acts like … Continue reading

They are at it again – The continuing saga of stupid people

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  Long-time readers know I get irate am fascinated with stupid people. They darken brighten my day (and give me fodder for my blog). The definition of a stupid person is someone who doesn’t do what I would do (or … Continue reading