Random 5 for February 28, 2021 – Routines, aging, wildlife, walking, friends

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It’s not truly random but the move is consuming my life so all my experiences and aha moments are centered around it.  Changing the routines – Since my move I’ve been testing different driving routes to get to places. I’m … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 31, 2021 – Snow, move, Murphy, neighbors, Morgan

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Anticipation! – We are awaiting our first really big snowstorm. It’s predicted to start this afternoon and end Tuesday morning. I would have preferred if it waited until AFTER we moved in mid-February but I’m grateful that the weather has … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 24, 2021 – Moving, spam, transition, pond, boxes

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Some excitement – We have been going over to the new house almost every day. We have met all the adjacent neighbors. All seem nice. No spidey sense alarms went off. The next door neighbor has a delightful dog that … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 3 – House sales, buyers, neighborhoods, holidays, mice

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It’s not real until the sign goes up – The “for sale” sign went up on our house on Saturday. I hate the selling process. Somehow I feel so cheap with a sign in my yard! But then – About … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 15 – Stress, neighbors, weather, procrastination, Fitbit

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Stop the bus! – You know that old saying that God doesn’t give you more than you can handle? I think I’m his new testing ground. Not only has this year been stressful with people dropping dead from an illness … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 17, 2020 – Inspiration, shopping, traits, neighbors, graduates

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Inspiration — With all this time on my hands, the random thoughts should be expanded but that’s not how it works. It takes interactions to get the good topics. With this lock-down I’m spending all my time with the beloved … Continue reading

Sights around the ‘hood

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I’m always surprised at how much more you observe when you walk in my neighborhood during the early morning. A home in a neighborhood adjacent to mine, has a statue of the Blessed Mother in the front yard. It looks … Continue reading

What’s happening in the ‘hood

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I live in a mixed neighborhood. There are some homes that go for over a million dollars (no not ours) and some smaller homes that look more like cottages. Ding, ding, ding! Right now there are several for sale. One … Continue reading

Neighbors!

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Most people live next door to someone. (I don’t personally know anyone that owns an island but I’d make a great friend if you do!) That someone is a neighbor. They can be good or annoying. They usually alternate between … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 10 – Smells, ants, neighbors, credit cards, crankiness

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What is that smell? – I’m taking a class. After four years of retirement I forgot how bad it smells when 100 people crowd into an auditorium. Phew! Update on the ants – I’m a sucker for natural so I … Continue reading