Another failure for me.

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Are you a nice person? Genuinely nice? Do you remember things, some important, about people and ask about them. Do you remember when they are ill and inquire about their health? I am not and don’t. *bangs head on table* I … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 24 – Traditions, bad luck, good luck, deliveries, cryptic messages

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An easier way to go — Earlier this week I had lunch with an old friend (as in long-tenured not age-old!). She had sent an email to her friends saying there would be no formal cards or decorating or parties … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 22 – Gloria Steinem, political unrest, gifts, technology, Gracie

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History repeats itself – Yesterday I heard Gloria Steinem’s speech and it was awesome. I was around in the 60s when we protested for all sorts of equality. Here we are 50 years later still protesting. Kudos to my friends … Continue reading

Christmas odds and ends

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Long-time readers know I am a Starbucks fan. Maybe fanatic is a better word. All the Starbucks except one are closed for Christmas and yes, I found it. They are corporate stores. They ask for volunteers to staff a centrally … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 11 – Non-intuitive graphics, warehouse stores, giving, courtesy, friends

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Seriously? – I’m not a dumb person (stop giggling!). I recently bought special socks that keep your feet warm without a lot of thickness (in other words they fit in your shoes). It’s an American company but the care directions … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 17 – Bowie, hair trends, birthdays, traditions, pictures

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R.I.P. David – I was not a great David Bowie fan but I could appreciate his talent. Pushing the envelope keeps music interesting and he did that well. We were contemporaries with birthdays a few days apart. Seems young from … Continue reading

Holiday drudgery created to make me crazy or a tutorial on gift wrapping

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When I was a kid (just a few years ago) I loved the holidays. Decorating. Tree trimming. Presents. Events. Happy hours. What was not to love? Then I got older. No interest in another rendition of the nutcracker suite or … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 27 – Comments, Talent, Holidays, Food, Cats

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Love you guys! – You left some of the nicest comments on my Christmas card post. Thank you so much! Commenters make the blogging experience rock! If you have the pipes – We watched a PBS program on the 70s … Continue reading