Random 5 for June 4, 2023 – Surprises, cats, trees, hosting, sizing

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Finally, something good! – I’ve had several treatments for dry eye over the past year. Some were covered by insurance and some were not. Some required a hefty co-pay. Yesterday I got a significant reimbursement from a treatment I had … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 21, 2023 – Gardening, trees, change, traffic circles, cooking

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Figuring it out – When I hurt my back last weekend, I was in the middle of moving plants around. Most gardeners can relate to that. You plant something. It doesn’t work in the spot, so you move it again. … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 7, 2023 – Smoke alarms, stink, a guy thing, birds, trees

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It happened yet again – The smoke alarm went off in the middle of the night. It was 2:45 a.m. to be exact. I’ve written about this many times as it happens at least once a year despite changing batteries … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 19 – Christmas, mocha, friends, disruption, trees

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Another weird Christmas – Last year we were packing up to move and clearing out to put the house on the market. While we put up our Christmas decorations, we did so in moderation. The house looked lovely and was … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 11 – Foliage, Assless, restaurants, sugar, chaos

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Fall, the limited edition – We had about 24 hours of beautiful fall foliage on our maple tree before a storm came through and took the leaves down. Weird year for everything. White man butt – The beloved husband bought … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 4 – appliances, traffic, Jake, nostalgia, hope

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The following paragraph is a submission from the (very frustrated) beloved husband: What does it take to change a light bulb? — We have a 9-year old GE refrigerator. The light bulb died last weekend.   It looked like an LED … Continue reading

Another round of odds and ends

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Nada! I don’t have much today! After a round of not feeling well followed by a cat not feeling well, creative inspiration has taken a holiday! My cat Mollie is doing much better but not yet 100%. (Thanks for all … Continue reading