Random 5 for April 25, 2021 – Painting, new products, colors, spring, chipmunks

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Still painting – The worst thing about being consumed with house updates is that you miss the experiences that inspire you to write and you eat a lot of “take out.” I work by myself so there are no stupid … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 7, 2021 – Spring, memories, homes, Gracie, taxes

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Spring’s a coming – Although you couldn’t tell it by the 25 degree temperature we had this morning. Later in the week we are predicted to be well in the 60s. You will recognize me on the news. I will … Continue reading

Lots of weird going on

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The weather has been wonky. We had less than five inches of snow this winter. Our average is around 30 but we often get more. The forecasts were for a snowy and cold winter. Glad I didn’t put money on … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 14 – Weather, pond, heron, Starbucks, attorneys

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Spring has sprung – Our springs are weird. We aren’t average. Mother Nature prefers to hop around, ten degrees higher or lower. Makes us crazy. Hot or cold. Yesterday I drove home from my Starbucks run before 8 a.m. It … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 7 – Internet ads, unusual people, more unusual people, other people, spring

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  Nothing is free – I tried to get a coupon off of the internet for a product I needed to buy. I knew there was one available as it was in last Sunday’s newspaper ad. Unfortunately  I had put … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 29 – May, love noise, charities, happiness, blogging

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Goodbye April – Or as my mother would say, “Don’t let the door hit your bum on the way out!” Can’t say I’m sorry to see the month change. It brings hope for better weather and an end to some … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 15 – S’mores, mice, weather, outdoor living, blogging problem

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In memoriam – Goodbye sweet S’mores frap, it was a good run. I’ll miss you! Whenever I like something you can depend on it being discontinued. This week I found out that the Starbucks S’Mores frappucino will not be coming … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 17 – The 80s, energized, computers, seasons, winterizing

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How did that happen – I was rearranging my “stuff.” Something had to go in order to have space for something else. I tossed out my collection of shoulder pads. (Stop laughing! I loved the ‘80s!) I always hoped they … Continue reading

Sassy cats – The porch edition

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This past week we cleaned the porch and put the cushions on the furniture. It suddenly turned into a welcoming room. Comfy and pretty. This is the first summer for our refugee cat Grace. Initially she was terrified of the … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 2 – Spring, renovations, health, guitars, cats

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  Signs of spring? – This week the flower tent went up in the parking lot next to Starbucks. It’s a contrast to the pile of dirty snow still littering the area. The snow in our neighborhood has melted but … Continue reading