Random 5 for August 8 – Pandemic, restaurants, off the list, gorilla man, cats

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What will you keep from the pandemic? — I thought about that question and for sure take-out. It’s cheaper because you don’t order drinks and it’s quieter at home. You also can take your time. No one is waiting for … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 21, 2021 – Peaceful, smart products, mementos, restaurants, room painting

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Quiet and uneventful, yay! — It’s been a quiet week. No crises, no snowstorm, no bad news. I’ve treasured it. I was able to plod along doing things at my own speed and I love it! Who thought boring would … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 28 – Timing, neighborhoods, eyesores, pizza, happy place

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Is it Murphy’s Law or is it just the way it is – Why do things break on Friday afternoon. Repairman can’t come (or even call) until Monday. Fortunately it’s a garage door opener so we can live without it … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 16 – Grateful, accident, death, ads, mornings

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Thankfulness – It’s funny what small things are big things when it comes to thankfulness. Yes I’d be delighted to win the lottery but in the past year or so I’ve discovered two small things that make my everyday life … Continue reading

Dumb things to worry about

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When I retired I worried about getting enough socialization. Released from the bonds of the corporate world, there wasn’t coffee pot conversations. I could decline activities easily. No meetings. No business trips. I do (mostly) what I want to do. … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 22 – Aging, birds, good news, gym, crazy people

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Another side effect of aging – We have a fairly long driveway with a three to four foot strip of land that runs along the neighbor’s stone wall. It was a tough place for plants because it gets hot between … Continue reading