How much bad can happen in one week?

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The week started off with a tinge of anxiety and a lot of hope. Anxiety for two medical appointments and hope for the weather. The pond was muddy and needed a complete water change. I need good weather for the … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 8 – Lists, pond, ads, runs, followers

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The funny thing about “to do” lists – A note popped up on my computer. It said “think about closing pond.” That means close it for the winter. It’s not a lot of work but requires going into the pond … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 30 – Dreams, drivers, Mom, loss, ducks

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Dreams! – Not the “wish” type but the one that happens when you sleep. This has been a very active week in my head (only while I’m sleeping). Usually it’s a mix of people I knew decades ago set in … Continue reading

The problem with overachieving

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Ponds are fun. Frogs, water lilies, and fish – what’s not to like? There are a few chores. Most involve cleaning in the spring and prepping for winter in the fall. In between I backwash the filter weekly (about 5 … Continue reading

Summer Solstice Odds and Ends – dreams, conga lines and general silliness

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I love summer. The solstice is exciting. To celebrate I sang my favorite summer song to the beloved husband. It was off-key and the paragraphs were mixed up but the words were all there. I can’t remember what I ate … 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