Random 5 for January 31, 2021 – Snow, move, Murphy, neighbors, Morgan

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Anticipation! – We are awaiting our first really big snowstorm. It’s predicted to start this afternoon and end Tuesday morning. I would have preferred if it waited until AFTER we moved in mid-February but I’m grateful that the weather has … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 13 – Crazy, houses, virus, friends, snow

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An apology – We’re packing to move so I’m distracted and stressed out. My posts may be erratic (that’s erratic not erotic!) and somewhat singular in topic (except for stupid people who are everywhere). Just putting it out there. Settlement … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 29 – Cookbooks, recipes, anthropology, weather, moving

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Treasures – We are cleaning out and packing in anticipation of our move. I have found some real treasures. Okay, only one real treasure. I found my mother’s notebook with recipes in her own handwriting. I hugged the book and … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 13, 2020 – Mom, retirement, clean-up, fall, ugliness

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Happy birthday Mom! – Today is my mom’s birthday. She’s been gone since 1986 but I still miss her. There is always that hole in my heart. I’m turning into her – After her retirement, my mom worried about money. … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 16 – Dad, weather, reunions, retail therapy, aging out

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Happy birthday Dad! – Yesterday was my dad’s birthday. He would have been well over 100 years old. I always envied his summer birthday. Mine is in January when no one wants to celebrate! I drank a toast to him … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 5, 2020 – gene pool, deliveries, non-holidays, beachy, summer

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Who me? – I received an email from one of the ancestry research groups telling me I have more Neanderthal genes than 56% of their other customers. OK then. Excuse me while I pick my knuckles off the ground! That … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 3 – Release valve, immigrants, Mom, threes, sunshine

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It finally blew – Long time readers may have detected a creeping melancholy in my recent posts. I had to pick up some things at the grocery store so I went very early (before it got too germy). I haven’t … Continue reading