Random 5 for June 19 – Pets, activities, irony, cameras, water lilies

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Pond – This is the first week that all three colors of my water lilies bloomed. It is just gorgeous. The week that was – Hazel had surgery this week. (That’s a total other story!) Talk about a household turning … Continue reading

The saga of project two or I’m smacking my head against a wall

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Don’t gloat. Mom said it wasn’t becoming. Karma will get you in the end. It’s ok to celebrate a success but don’t get braggy about it. I found that out the hard way. If you read about the success of … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 22 – Ponds, clientele, paragraphs, blogs, endings

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What the? – Look at that picture! Do you see something…umm…weird? Maybe even gross? The electrical cords run through a piece of tubing for protection gave the appearance that my pond has a penis. How did that happen? There was a circumcision … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Everyone’s pooped!

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After a week of projects, everyone’s pooped. Even critters that didn’t lift a paw to help. (Isn’t it amazing how that happens?) Of course there was bath time. Nothing interferes with bath time. While the cats napped and bathed (and … Continue reading

The first successful project for the summer!

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We have a few projects to do. You know how projects go. Lots of trips to Home Depot. Arguments over how it’s done. At least one redo because it didn’t come out right. I like when things come together. When … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 1 – Cleanout, weather, frogs, metabolism, phones

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The end! – The last of our big spring clean out left the building this week. The beloved husband did his clothing last. He tried on a checkered sport coat. The fit was perfect and so was the condition. It … Continue reading

Culling the herd

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My pond had a sick goldfish. It either had pox or a cell tumor. Both are non-contagious often caused by a virus that results in wart-like lumps. The fish doesn’t have much value. Goldfish cost less than $10 for a … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 13 – Weather, fogs, verandas, Facebook, best place to work

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Woo hoo summer came a callin’ – After an unusually warm winter we had a peep of summer. We set records – mega records. Like 30 degrees higher than normal records. (Our normal now is 50 degrees and we hit … Continue reading

Odds and ends

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We got a new loveseat. The old one left on Saturday so we had to make due with chairs until the new one was delivered. The cats were not happy especially Molly. She watches TV with me and there wasn’t … Continue reading

Another two saved

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It’s fall. We’re closing up outside stuff including winterizing the pond. That means we remove the filter which is located in a pit near the pond. Originally I located it there because I didn’t want this ugly (why don’t they … Continue reading