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

Random 5 for April 17 – Memories, restaurants, classes, inspiration, bloggers

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Reverie –I came across one of Jake’s old insulin pens in my desk. (Jake is my dearly loved deceased cat.) I ordered insulin pens on-line so I kept an old one in my drawer to check against the order. It’s … Continue reading

The nose knows and so does Howard Hughes!

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I have a great nose — not the structure but the function. I can smell things that are best left un-smelled. Lucky me. This skill was inherited from my mother who could tell where I was from my smell. You … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 22 – France, Starbucks, homeless, gifts, restaurants

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Let’s make this a feel good day! Viva la France! – Kudos to French President Hollande who has vowed to continue to help refugees despite recent events. We cannot let fear compromise our basic ethics. Pay it forward or maybe … Continue reading