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 July 12 – Snakes, deliveries, mice, restaurants, normal routine

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He’s back! – That snake that got away in April was back swimming in my pond. By the time I got the stuff out he had slithered under the rocks. Getting him would have required dismantling the flat stones around … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 13 – Pond, class reunions, malls, sneakers, birthdays

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Visitors – This heron has been visiting my pond lately. I caught him twice swimming like a duck in my tiny pond. We had words and I haven’t seen him since. He is ginormous. Sure hope I still have fish! … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 20 – Computers, aging, commenters, trips, seasons

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More on computers – I decided earlier in the year to buy a small portable computer. If you missed it, you can read about it here. My second “new” computer went back yesterday and I’m on my third. I wish … Continue reading

Wish me luck — I’m into the pond

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As you read this I’m cleaning out the muck in the pond. (That’s if you’re reading it in the morning US Eastern Time.) It’s a job I both dread and look forward to. It means the start of pond season … Continue reading