Random 3 for January 8, 2023 – Decorations, traditions, neighbors

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Short news week! Back to normal – Most of the Christmas decorations are down and put away. We left the mantle decorated because it looks nice. We did another major cleanout, getting rid of decorations we didn’t use. We had … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 11, 2022 – Winning!, words, decorations, snow, party

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Hello lottery! – Despite the high stress level from Gracie’s dental surgery, it was a “lucky” week. I attended a luncheon. There were 80 people and 40 door prizes, so my chance of winning was good. That doesn’t mean anything … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 18, 2022 – Projects, gifts, memories, sizing, food

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Projects with agitation – When I was younger, I could bounce around several projects at the same time. Not anymore especially if one is a project with agitation. That is a project that should be easy but is more complicated … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 7, 2022 – Weather, covid, mahjongg, neighbors, time

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This cartoon says it all. Not complaining as I like summer. Ok, maybe just a little bit. Where’d it go? – The week got away from me. I had a moderate amount of things to be accomplished but it was … Continue reading

A mish-mash week

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It’s hard to believe July is almost over. Much of it was spent dodging super-hot weather. I wasn’t very successful. Not complaining though (really I’m not). Not a fan of January! The beloved husband is finishing up a woodworking project … Continue reading

Random 3 for July 24,2024 – Walkers, weeds, fantasies

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We are in an extreme heat wave with temperatures bouncing around 100+ degrees with the humidity not far behind. We are not used to this weather. Ergo, my thinking is not working so well. Another short one! Walking with my … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 19, 2022 – Deck, peace, voting, neighbors, cognitive regression

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Chugging away – The deck is finally done. Yesterday, the day after it was complete and the contractor was completely gone, the weather turned iffy. It was cold and windy, so we did the bare minimum. Plants and cushions are … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 12, 2022 – Housewives, garage sales, timing, homes, deck

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Housewives of the ‘hood – This week I noticed someone I hadn’t seen before. It was a middle-aged woman, very thin, with an orange spray-on tan. I know it was spray on because there were no streaks, and it was … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 15, 2022 – Deck, reviews, election, airtime, change

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Deck update – These pictures are the deck after three weeks. Hopefully with some good weather (there is always rain in the forecast) this week will be a big push – sleeves on posts, railings and the start of the … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 14, 2021 – Charities, phones, neighbors, cost, renovation

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It’s that time! – I’m getting besieged by fund raising gifts. Being old school, I feel guilt when I throw out something “good.” Yet I’m getting things I’d never use and can’t be donated. I wish the charities would use … Continue reading