Random 5 for April 18, 2021 – Dining out, socialization, projects, walking trails, risk averse

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Dining – This week we met friends for breakfast. It was our first time since the pandemic started. I was leery but the very few diners (we went at the crack of dawn) were spaced very far apart. I felt … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 28, 2021 – Routines, aging, wildlife, walking, friends

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It’s not truly random but the move is consuming my life so all my experiences and aha moments are centered around it.  Changing the routines – Since my move I’ve been testing different driving routes to get to places. I’m … Continue reading

Another day in paradise

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During this lock-down my access to normal social interactions and stupid people has been severely limited. Strange as it seems, I get energy and inspiration from these interactions. Today we are having the last step of our paver renovation done. … Continue reading

Random 3 for February 23 – Caretakers, renovations, cooking

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Yesterday turned out to be a day full of emergencies so there are only 3 today. Bless them – I walk at my local mall for exercise. During mid-day, there are small groups of handicapped people on a “mall outing.” … Continue reading

A few short thoughts for Thursday

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We are in the middle of a flooring project. So far there was only one medical issue that was satisfied with one Band-Aid, ok maybe two. This is a miracle! There is time though. EMTs are on alert. ER is … Continue reading

DIY Project in progress – send help

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The beloved husband and I do DIY (do it yourself) projects occasionally. Currently we are replacing bedroom carpeting that has been (lovingly) barfed on (multiple times, always at a new spot) by the cats (mostly Mollie, barfer extraordinaire!). Over the weekend … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 6 – Aging, exercise, walks, dog poop, change

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You know you’re getting old when – the beloved husband lets you borrow his magnifying glasses to remove a splinter. I didn’t even know he had something so powerful. Getting re-acquainted — With my gym closing, I am in transition. … Continue reading

I love instant gratification

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Instant gratification. It goes nicely with lack of patience. (I’m an expert at lack of patience). Nothing beats looking good with little effort. There aren’t a lot of opportunities for that but I had a life lesson recently. Two months … Continue reading

Looming project creep

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We are ready to start our pre-holiday project(s). There is always a pre-holiday project. One year we fenced in the yard. Sometimes it’s a paint job. It’s a summer project that kept sliding because it was too hot or there was … Continue reading