Random 5 for August 19 – Renovations, weeds, Starbucks, critters, books

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Last summer project finished! – We sanded and recoated the kitchen hardwood floor. It’s not as bad a job as you think. Overall it took 10 hours over 3 days. We did the pre-start conversation (or the tailgate as I … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 12 – Trips, home, health, tomatoes, seasons

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A quick trip – The beloved husband took a quick trip to Denver to see his kids and attend an ELO concert. He had a great time. Sometimes it’s the short trips that are the most fun (except for the … Continue reading

Sights around the ‘hood

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I’m always surprised at how much more you observe when you walk in my neighborhood during the early morning. A home in a neighborhood adjacent to mine, has a statue of the Blessed Mother in the front yard. It looks … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 8 – Ink, gym staff, cranky people, heat, summer produce

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Do you believe this? – The beloved husband went to an office supply store to buy color cartridges for our printer. He was going to buy six. It was cheaper to buy a new printer which came with six cartridges … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 22 – Generosity, kids, falls, cancer, tomatoes

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Cat people — I belong to two (yes two) cat groups on Facebook. (I know you are stunned.) They are full of crazy pictures and funny stories. Sometimes people ask questions or share information. Some members are very dedicated to … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 8 – Tomato plants, avoiding exercise, phone calls, busy, research

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Requiem for tomato plants – I did the same thing I did last year. I used the heating pad for germination and a sun lamp to help them grow. I planted 4 varieties of tomatoes (multiple plants) and only one … 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