Random 5 for July 7 – Noise, Facebook, hearing, reading, books

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Fireworks Armageddon – The new cat survived the fireworks on the 4th of July. She relocated herself to inside the house instead of the screened porch. Residential fireworks were legalized this year in my state (what were they thinking?). Last … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 30 – Salads, predictable, vacations, books, reunions

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Enough with the vinegar – We try to be as environmentally safe as possible here. We use a vinegar-salt mix to kill weeds and it’s effective. However, it smells like salad dressing for a while. I was on the screened … Continue reading

Weird Wednesday, Weird Week

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It’s summertime, my favorite season. Starbucks has S’mores fraps and the fruit tastes amazingly like fruit. Out with the heavy fleece clothing and in with the new tee-shirts. So why am I feeling like I was hit by a truck … Continue reading

Reflections on aging

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There are things I expected as I aged – wrinkles, graying, etc. Other things were complete surprises. Eating habits – The amount of food I eat has dropped considerably. I don’t buy apples or oranges in bags anymore because they … Continue reading

Living in a time warp

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Despite being retired, I think of myself as current (and young too but that’s another post). I keep up with what’s going on in the world (except for the political debates, sheesh!). I try to stay technically savvy. Sort of. … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 27 – Projects, wallpaper, TV, instinct, loss

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Another project? – We painted another back hallway in our house. I like the piece by piece strategy. We aren’t living in chaos. (I don’t do well in chaos, especially kitchen chaos. Let’s just say it makes me more than … Continue reading