Random 5 for May 2, 2021 – Front door, walking, hugs, change, birds

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The fruits of my labor – Here is a picture of my freshly painted front door. The brass door knocker wasn’t installed yet but it’s on now. It’s the third house I’ve had with a red door. I also had … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 14, 2021 – Vaccine, people, Starbucks, weather, Morgan

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Reason to celebrate – I received my first covid shot this week. It was a relief. With our recent move we have had to go into stores and interact with people. Lots of people. The beloved husband was among the … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 7, 2021 – Spring, memories, homes, Gracie, taxes

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Spring’s a coming – Although you couldn’t tell it by the 25 degree temperature we had this morning. Later in the week we are predicted to be well in the 60s. You will recognize me on the news. I will … Continue reading

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