Random 5 for February 3 – Frozen, excuses, relatives, friends, groundhogs

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Pond woes – Something wonky happened to our outdoor electrical outlet which shut down the pond bubbler. It’s important to keep an open area in the pond so the gases can exchange and the fish don’t suffocate. At 7 a.m. … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 20 – Comedy, snow storm, no storm, ancestors, dogs

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Only at Starbucks – Earlier this week, as I drove into my local Starbucks the entrance are was blocked by two cars parked at weird angles and three guys running around with their arms flailing. At first I thought there … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 11 – Projects, off-mark, cancellations, garden show, old records

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Keystone Kops? – It’s always humorous when older folks do something. Aging brings some deficits like hearing loss and a few other things that add to the confusion. We’ve had trouble with our GFI outlet by the pond. The outlet … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 4 – Fruitful week, smells, cleaning up, expectations, memories

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Wonderful, wonderful – This has been a good week. I did my taxes and although there was a little mud wrestling with the on-line product, it’s done. (BTW the issues had to do with Internet Explorer…again). Then I found a … Continue reading

The fall changes and abstract thoughts

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I’m not ready! Summer was too short. And too hot! There is a change in the air. It’s warm but it gets dark earlier and there is a chill in the morning air. Everything knows it – animals, people, and … Continue reading

R5 for February 15 — socks, technology, winter, deliveries, death

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  The black hole – I lost 3 socks, one half of three different pair, in the dryer last week. It was the dark load so I double checked all the jeans and pants to make sure they weren’t stuck … Continue reading

The calm before the storm

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Here in southeastern Pennsylvania we are awaiting our first snowstorm of the season. The first one is always magical. It brings a beauty about it and covers all the ugly brownness of a fall completed. As always, I am conflicted. … Continue reading