Random 5 for December 10 – Cats, Christmas, boxes, snow, sales

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They are all grown – We put up the Christmas tree this week. It is new cat Gracie’s first Christmas here. We don’t know her age for sure. I didn’t know what to expect. Total chaos? Or opportunist awe? She’s … Continue reading

Invisibility, another side effect of aging

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This is not about some super-secret invisible avenger who comes to the aid of the distressed. It’s about people who you don’t see. People standing right in front of you that are easy to ignore. It doesn’t just happen to homeless … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 30 – Dreams, drivers, Mom, loss, ducks

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Dreams! – Not the “wish” type but the one that happens when you sleep. This has been a very active week in my head (only while I’m sleeping). Usually it’s a mix of people I knew decades ago set in … Continue reading

Fashion cycles – another (conspiracy) theory

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Having an event coming up has tuned me into current fashion styles. I’m set on wearing my funeral dress (no, it’s not a funeral function – people in my family die in the dead of winter so technically you can … Continue reading

The cool kids

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This post is about people. Really! I had promised myself not to write about shopping for at least a year. I’m not good at promises. The shopping part is incidental. (I promise.) There was a birthday coupon which expired on … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 6 – Renovations, bloggers, bathrooms, controversy, Daylight Savings Time

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It’s done! – Mostly done. The new tile floor is in the half bath. It’s as awesome as I was hoping but not without glitches. Broken drill bits, multiple visits to the home center and other weird unplanned stuff happened … Continue reading