Random 5 for December 9 – House project, popcorn, sales, S’mores, More S’more

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Disruption — We’ve had a contractor working here all week. I dislike the intrusion and lack of privacy (and getting up really early) but this guy did everything he could not to be intrusive. He didn’t walk through the house, … Continue reading

Holiday retail observations

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As I was navigating through my sale emails on Monday I was struck by one thing. Everything was “on sale” for a limited time. Very limited. Just hours! “Hurry up” was subtlety flashing on the screen. Some had clocks ticking … Continue reading

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

Random 5 for July 9 – Bras, farmer markets, sales, nostalgia, smoke alarms

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The dangers of farmers’ markets – It’s summer for sure. All the fruits and vegetables are coming in. We go to the local corn shed (which carries a lot more than corn) at least twice a week, sometimes more. It’s best … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 11 – Twin towers, death, hugs, bad luck, sales

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It’s been 15 years – How did the time go by so fast! I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when I heard of the attacks. I was at work and we closed. People needed to … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 10 – Tomatoes, swamp ass, tropics, bitch, stupid sales pitches

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Tomatoes – Woo hoo I got my first tomato this week. Yes, it’s a yellow cherry tomato but I am very happy! The garden has been quiet. I put chicken wire around my plants. Perhaps that groundhog got too fat … Continue reading