Random 5 for March 29 – Corona virus, routines, stupid people, Zoom, pond

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It’s all different – This week a blogger commented said that she was finding it hard to write about anything but the virus. I realized even day-to-day stories are different. Nothing is as it was, at least not here. I … Continue reading

I didn’t think exercise could be this fun!

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I never jump on the bandwagon right away. I like to watch a while. Doesn’t matter what it is. Don’t go to a new restaurant in the first month. Don’t buy a new product. And good grief never new electronics! … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 5 – Instructions, shipping, robins, Pinterest, charging cords

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Thank goodness for YouTube – I bought a technical gadget. It came with a small (2” x 3”) piece of paper that said “download app xxxx” in 87 different languages. That’s all. No other instructions. I downloaded the app and … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 29 – Food, holidays, crowds, decorations, smart phones

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Say what? – We are foodies in our families. Foodies with definite opinions. We don’t eat weird stuff but much of our traditional foods come from revered recipes that you don’t fool with. My brother gave me a portion of … Continue reading

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

Computers Part Deux or Trois or I’m a Princess

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This is the last post on computers. I promise. Maybe. Then again… If you followed this saga, you remember that I decided to get a small portable computer so I wouldn’t be stuck inside on lovely days. I did a … Continue reading

Another perplexing computer tale for seniors

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Computers, ack! I want to say that technology doesn’t come easy to older folks but the truth is that we want to use them without investing the time to understand them. Don’t change things and make us learn new stuff. … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 13 – computers, joy, small things, memories, weather

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Techie stuff – I bought a baby laptop (not sure if it’s called something else – so many names for the same thing) this week. I really dislike having to spend the time researching, educating myself and making a decision … Continue reading

Why am I so old school with car audio systems?

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I think of myself as progressive. I use the internet for a lot of things – paying bills, managing accounts, watching inane videos. I even have a smart phone. Technically the phone is smarter than the owner but that’s a … Continue reading