Random 5 for October 21 – Frost, decisions, mice, cooking, wintering over

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Frost on the pumpkin – We had our first frost this past week. The timing isn’t unusual. However, the temperatures again went from the mid-80s to the mid-50s in a matter of a day or two. We have been running … Continue reading

Dental apocalypse part 2 – locusts, bad breath and other biblical plagues

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Who thought a dental appointment would produce two posts. For the money spent, it’s good to get something besides pearly whites. To bring you up to speed, I had extensive dental work done last week (you can read about it … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 19 – Cats, quirks, food, multitasking, eyeglasses

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Step away from that newsletter! – I received a flyer from the rescue where I adopted one of my one-eyed cats. Midsummer they rescued 12 kittens. Eight of the kittens required the removal of an eye because of severe infections. … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 24 – Smells, reunions, pot luck, customer service, nostalgia

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Decomp – If you ever smell it, you never forget it. (If you saw any CSI show, you will remember they put a tissue over their nose. Seriously, that’s not enough to stop the stink!) Something stank outside the house. … Continue reading

Quirky family traditions

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I love blaming things on family. It takes the pressure off. We have a family tradition and I am the standard-bearer. I take this responsibility seriously. We screw something up at every food gathering. It can be large…like forgetting to … Continue reading