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 September 18 – Melancholy, traffic, weather, yardwork, on-line tickets

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What is it about September – I always get a twinge of melancholy in September. I don’t know why. It comes early in the month, stays for a short visit and then moves on. Perhaps it’s part of the seasonal … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 17

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Starbucks – My favorite coffee retailer has come out with a new size for frappuccinos – mini. It’s 10 ounces. I have been begging them to make a 24 ounce size hot coffee. (Seriously, I’ve written them many times about … Continue reading

Unplanned surprises and comfortable tushies

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It was a normal day. There were errands to be run and cats to be adored. I didn’t realize it would be a day when my head would spin. That would come later. We lost a new Norway spruce tree … Continue reading

Spring, the natural plug-in

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We had an absolutely gorgeous weekend. One of the first of the season. Sunday was the kind of day when you threw the doors open and opened the windows wide. It was the kind of day when the outside smelled … Continue reading

Summer meltdown and the cats are at it again | For Animal Lovers

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Mollie, Jake and Hazel: Hi all! We are blogging today. Kate’s recovering from too much picnicking. Hazel: Yep, there’s been a heat wave here and she had two outside picnics with humid mid-90 degree weather. She doesn’t have a nice … Continue reading