Random 5 for July 7 – Noise, Facebook, hearing, reading, books

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Fireworks Armageddon – The new cat survived the fireworks on the 4th of July. She relocated herself to inside the house instead of the screened porch. Residential fireworks were legalized this year in my state (what were they thinking?). Last … Continue reading

Cheers and Jeers

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Part of the continuing saga of stuff I learned when close relatives were in a really bad auto accident. Cheers to Ralph Nader. Sometimes you seem so far out but I thank you for instigating car safety features. Without air … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 7 – People, hard times, ads, energy, seasons

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Sometimes you don’t know someone – Locally we had a car bombing. It’s unusual for our area. Three people died. One of them created and set off the bomb killing his 2-year-old son and an older acquaintance. Immediately after the … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 22 – Happiness, Facebook, reunions, clothes, bugs

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Make someone’s day! – I didn’t actually intend to do that but it happened. There is a working woman at new gym. When I come in at 8 she is finished with her workout and getting ready for work. She … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 11 – Valentine’s Day, happy people, Olympics, misguided advertising, flu

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Happy Valentine’s Day – The beloved husband had a masseuse come in to give us each a body massage. I’m a tactile person and he sure knows how to make me happy. We also had a pizza with it, one … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 5 – Pet rescues, Mom, vanity, caffeine, ads

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Rescue group – Gracie (the new catkid) came from a rescue group I hadn’t dealt with before. It’s all volunteer (as many are) and full of cat lovers (just like me). After three weeks I’ve had two follow-up calls to … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 27 – Spelling, skin boogers, forgetfulness, bloggers, age

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Spelling? – Finding the correct spelling for a word can be frustrating, especially when you don’t know the correct spelling. I fussed around with a dictionary, going to a thesaurus (looking up similar words) until I finally used another word. … Continue reading