Random 5 for January 9, 2022 – Ice storms, covid, kitchen, birthdays, electronics

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Storm – We are hunkered down waiting for an impending ice storm that should have started already. I hustled out to Starbucks to get my fix early. There is nothing like an addiction to help overcome my fear of driving. … Continue reading

The carol of the contractors

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As regular readers know, we are in the middle of a kitchen renovation (whining all the way). It’s not quite the reno from hell but close. We started the process in January and were rejected by several kitchen contractors. We … 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

Random 5 for February 4 – Superbowl, bots, merchandiser, spring, renovations

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Fly Eagles Fly – Our local pro football team is going to the Superbowl! It’s been so long since their last trip that I didn’t remember all the hoopla. You can’t go anywhere without seeing the logo and hearing the … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 2 – Spring, renovations, health, guitars, cats

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  Signs of spring? – This week the flower tent went up in the parking lot next to Starbucks. It’s a contrast to the pile of dirty snow still littering the area. The snow in our neighborhood has melted but … Continue reading

Tess Tales 5 – The last renovation ever

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My kitchen was wallpapered ten years ago. It still looks good but there are some nicks and gashes. I was thinking maybe we should do a light renovation in the kitchen – just the walls. It would start out as a … Continue reading