Random 5 for November 12 – Phone calls, yarn, juncos, winter, weather

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Old school – I hate making phone calls. I prefer sending an email or a text. I met up with my old exercise ladies this past week. Two of us emailed back and forth setting the date and place two … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 28 – Memorial Day, summer, crazy drivers, weather, germs

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Memorial Day – People in the US will celebrate all military veterans tomorrow. It’s a solemn holiday but as we do, we will have fun with barbeques, patriotic concerts and festivals. Happy holiday to all and a special thanks to … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 9 – Dreams, Walmart, 1970s, weddings, snow

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The dream of summer – My tomato seedlings are doing well under a grow light. Hopefully a month or so they will be in the garden and in July they will yield ripe tomatoes. Fresh garden tomatoes with a little … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 20 – Taxes, Kindle, desserts, work, weather

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I’m done, I’m done! Sweet Lord I’m done! – Ok, maybe that’s a little over the top but my taxes are completed, sent and accepted. After all the whining, it wasn’t too bad. I get some back from the feds. … Continue reading

Relishing retirement and “conscious squandering”

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People ask me about retirement. Do I enjoy it? Hell, yeah! Really, I’m lucky! Very lucky! No white-knuckle driving! I was grateful during the last record-breaking snowstorm. I didn’t have to drive or worry about parking. There was no need to … Continue reading

Storm preparation – Kate style or Jonas comes a-callin’

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The first one is always the worst. No one is prepared. In our area the first one happens before Christmas. That’s when you are busy with holiday distractions. You aren’t paying attention. Then one day there is white stuff all … Continue reading

R5 for January 18 — Pets, relatives, technology, weather, change

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The header is a very peaceful Morgan sleeping on the computer desk. She is rarely this still. Wish I could get into that kind of zone. Recovered – Mollie thanks all of you for your caring comments on her recent … Continue reading