Random 5 for November 5 – Music, mice, haircuts, favorites, events

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Cyndi Lauper look-alike – I got a haircut from a new stylist two weeks ago. I watched in horror as she snipped my top hair and bangs short – really short. It stood straight up for two weeks! I should … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 9 – Bras, farmer markets, sales, nostalgia, smoke alarms

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The dangers of farmers’ markets – It’s summer for sure. All the fruits and vegetables are coming in. We go to the local corn shed (which carries a lot more than corn) at least twice a week, sometimes more. It’s best … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 30 – Dreams, drivers, Mom, loss, ducks

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Dreams! – Not the “wish” type but the one that happens when you sleep. This has been a very active week in my head (only while I’m sleeping). Usually it’s a mix of people I knew decades ago set in … Continue reading

Own it! Or suffer the stink eye!

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I hate excuses. My mother never tolerated them. Not even mitigating circumstances. You did it, you own it. So what if you were double dog dared. If you are stupid enough to take that on, you deserve the consequences. You … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 28 – Adults, prayers, sidebar ads, Dear Siri, social commitments

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I’m tired of being an adult – This week I smashed my face into a wall (don’t ask because I don’t know how I did it). It hurt like hell. I was in a store. I really wanted to sit … Continue reading

Living in a time warp

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Despite being retired, I think of myself as current (and young too but that’s another post). I keep up with what’s going on in the world (except for the political debates, sheesh!). I try to stay technically savvy. Sort of. … Continue reading

A chip off the old block or shades of Tess!

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My mother and I never looked alike. We had different coloring and different shapes. We didn’t wear the same shoe size. Our tastes were different. We were different (or so I thought). For the last 35 years of her life, I … Continue reading