Random 5 for July 3, 2022 – Radio, crass people, weather, post-construction, fireworks


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I love radio! – On my morning drive to Starbucks I play the local oldies station. Two guys banter and play music on the morning show. They are of different generations, and I enjoy the conversation as much as the … Continue reading

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


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

Random 5 for June 25 – Anniversaries, changes, fireworks, crazy people, hydrangeas


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Happy anniversary to the beloved husband! — I did it again! Yesterday was my 10th wedding anniversary and I forgot. The beloved husband didn’t. Instead of a serenade I was awakened at 2:15 a.m. by the damn smoke alarms but … Continue reading

Postscript on fireworks


Yesterday was a huge holiday in the US. It sounded like a war zone. I want to say it started at dusk but it started earlier than that. Days earlier. We are a very dog friendly neighborhood. Almost everyone has at … Continue reading