Sights around the ‘hood

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I’m always surprised at how much more you observe when you walk in my neighborhood during the early morning. A home in a neighborhood adjacent to mine, has a statue of the Blessed Mother in the front yard. It looks … 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

When it comes to gardens, the critters win again

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A few years back I wrote a post about my tomatoes. The critters were eating them first. After I put in a dog pen I was able to enjoy a garden. Then this year happened. If you read my post … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 26 – Vacations, Amazon, cats, illness, groundhogs

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Where is everyone? – Everyone seems to have disappeared. Maybe vacation? Even Starbucks isn’t crowded. Bloggers, shoppers, friends are all on hiatus! There is something I like about that (at least the Starbucks part) but it also feels like something … 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