Random 3 for September 20 – Election signs, ER, brain fog

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This week has been crazy here so we are abbreviating our random thoughts. Best sign ever – There are a lot of election signs out. Our neighbors had one up that said “Any stable adult!” with the stars and stripes … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 2 – Seasons, cataracts, energy, shooting, covid-19

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Whoa Nelly! – When did it get to be August? Where is my summer? I want a do-over! I didn’t realize that the cancellation of all the festivals and shows, many of which I didn’t attend, would affect me so. … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 24 – Waiting, healthcare, Starbucks, pond, frogs

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Waiting and waiting – For many, many years I had only one doctor appointment a year. I was healthy. Things have changed both with me and with the system. In addition to needing more “parts” checked, doctors have specialized so … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 18 – Time, stress, potholes, gas stations, feeling foolish

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Black holes – Between researching ancestors and the Olympics it’s been hard to find time for anything, even bathroom runs. Take-out, pizzas and mysterious meals in my freezer have been my friends. Both my free subscription to an ancestor research … Continue reading

Reflections on the young and the not so young

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Seems like I was young just last week. Or was it the week before? Could it have been that different? The granddaughters were here for their annual visit. They have grown exponentially. Both are almost as tall as I am. … Continue reading

Regrets – I have a few

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Thinking more about end of life situations where you examine your life and regret things you didn’t do, here are somethings that I regret doing. Exercise – I hate it and resent doing it. If I die anytime soon, I … Continue reading

The worry warrior

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Some people don’t care about much. I wish I was one of them. I care about a lot of stuff. Some of it is valid — who will take care of my cats if they outlive me — but most is … Continue reading

The clock is ticking

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Time is an illusion.” — Albert Einstein “The older you get, the faster time flies.” — My Mom She also said “You’ll be sorry!” when I was wishing for a distant event to happen. (Like Christmas when I was six!) … Continue reading

Learning on the journey

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It was a tsunami. It was building under the surface but I couldn’t see it coming. It will be five years since I retired. I love the calm and peaceful way of life. No rushing to go anywhere. Do what … Continue reading