Random 5 for November 24 – Pizza, restaurants, salad, doctors, parties

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Happy Birthday Betty! – Here is a (slightly blurred) picture from my SIL’s birthday luncheon. Yes, she’s wearing a tiara. Enough said! Is this a new thing? – We used to get pizza at a local upscale grocery store. It … Continue reading

January odds and ends

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January is the downside of the holidays but we eat out socially more than in other months. Part of it is celebrations and part is sheer boredom. The grill is hibernating and the slow cooker is waving its lid. It’s … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 16, 2018 – Relatives, cemetery, ancestors, restaurants, ads

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Holiday cheer – Yesterday my family got together for Christmas dinner. We don’t see each other much but when we do, we have fun. We are more alike than different. All five woman, aged late 50’s to late 80’s, have … Continue reading

Do you age out of fine dining?

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No, I don’t think so. At least not exactly. It’s not like I’m a fan of fast food although give me a good French fry and I’m in heaven. I like good food. Fresh food but don’t get too weird. … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 19 – Cats, quirks, food, multitasking, eyeglasses

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Step away from that newsletter! – I received a flyer from the rescue where I adopted one of my one-eyed cats. Midsummer they rescued 12 kittens. Eight of the kittens required the removal of an eye because of severe infections. … Continue reading

Then and now – not so subtle changes of retirement

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Last Friday the beloved husband and I were moaning the fact that the weekend was here. Seriously. We are not fond of the weekend. Friday blah. Monday yay! I know. So different from when we worked. We always looked forward … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 9 – Summer ends, restaurants, fall cleanup, chores, dry eye

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It’s over – We get fresh corn on the cob from a farm stand. They specialize in it, staggering plantings so it starts early and lasts longer than other farms. It closed on Friday. No more corn until the end … Continue reading