Random 5 for September 3 – People, ambition, comfort, birds, seasons

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Just amazing – I have been mesmerized all week with the goings on in Houston. The awful storm, the heroic actions of people, the amazing rescues, the tragic losses. I have smiled and cried and prayed. Sappy holidays and tragedies … Continue reading

People watching and 6 degrees of separation

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I like to watch people, all kinds of people, especially when I’m in an “appointment waiting” mode. I like a little craziness thrown in for fun but if it isn’t there my fertile mind will make it up. Mostly I … Continue reading

We are family

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It’s done! It’s over! The long-awaited family wedding was on Saturday. (For readers who laboriously read through my “what should I wear” posts, I bought a new dress — no, I didn’t wear my funeral dress, but I did wear … Continue reading

Sassy cats — It’s been a year Jake

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Some memories stay vivid longer than others. For my old cat Jake, the good (and funny) memories are brighter and the bad ones have faded. He was the topic of many blog stories and I’m posting one of my favorites. … Continue reading

Beware! Crank alert! All peopled out!

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I’m an introvert. I know. No one believes that but I am. I require a good bit of “me” time. That’s “by myself” time without needing to be nice to anyone. I’m not real good at being nice for a … Continue reading

Holy crap Batman, it’s been five years

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I worried about my synapses snapping after I retired. Would I become one of those slow speaking, irritatingly nice old people. The ones that talk to all salespeople and cashiers when you are waiting for your turn. Ack! (That’s mostly for the … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 5 – Sex, exercise, hearing, nature, politics

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This is self-explanatory, isn’t it? — Gotta love them! Yes, that’s my pond! Yes, they need the sex talk. There is such a thing as too much exercise – I took a day off from my gym this week. We continue … Continue reading