Back to healthy! Sort of…

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This was the spring for back-to-back health issues. All were different and I’ve recovered. I don’t need sympathy but Starbucks gift cards are good! “They say” hard times make you grow. They just make me cranky. I am not a … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 11 – Projects, off-mark, cancellations, garden show, old records

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Keystone Kops? – It’s always humorous when older folks do something. Aging brings some deficits like hearing loss and a few other things that add to the confusion. We’ve had trouble with our GFI outlet by the pond. The outlet … Continue reading

Expirations dates — another aging thing…maybe

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There are some interesting things about aging. Expiration dates are one of them. It’s not always a bad thing. We have an expiration date when we die but there are others that aren’t as extreme or final. My butt has … Continue reading

Taking a health break from life

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It’s Murphy’s Law. The weather broke. It was time to clean up the yard, plant stuff and start the garden. In a nanosecond, a muscle in my back had a spasm (and not in a good way) and I’m out … Continue reading

A collection of odds and ends

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I have nothing thought provoking today. We are hunkering down for a good rain so soup and crusty bread are on the menu! Here are some short thoughts to go with it. Earlier this week as I was driving though … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 30 – Teal pumpkins, interstate highways, patience, inflatables, election signs

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Teal pumpkins? – I never heard of that before. Our neighborhood has a website where you can share information or ask questions. Someone posted that they put a teal pumpkin by their front door for Halloween. It signifies a house … Continue reading

Catching my breath

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Kudos to all of you who are caretakers. It takes a special person to do it selflessly. I am a good pet caretaker. An elderly or ill pet presents very little resistance. I call all the shots. I like that. … Continue reading