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

Random 5 for April 26 – Ideas, Amazon, yard work, plants, food

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A brainstorm! – As I was listening to the traffic report on the radio, I realized there isn’t any. Nothing to report. No accidents. No jams. No nothing. I wish they would change that to a people traffic report. It … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 22 – Taxes, hair, old, coffee, spring

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Happy dance! – I finished my taxes (several days before they extended the deadline). As always there were a few glitches in the software that I had to work through but it’s history for another year. #donedonedone #don’tcareifit’sextended We are … Continue reading

Lots of weird going on

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The weather has been wonky. We had less than five inches of snow this winter. Our average is around 30 but we often get more. The forecasts were for a snowy and cold winter. Glad I didn’t put money on … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 2, 2020 – Weather, addiction, theft, celebrations, snow mounds

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Happy Groundhog Day! – It is the custom in our state to pluck a poor sweet hibernating groundhog (woodchuck) from its sleep to see if it sees its shadow. If it does, it means six more weeks of winter. It … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 26 – Attitude, aging, rain, opportunity, dry eye

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Today is the best day of the rest of your life – I was reminded of that this week. I’ve been doing small house projects – repairing dinged woodwork and repainting worn areas. In my younger days I was a … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 12 – Security, flu, obits, research, weather

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Security – I logged into my on-line tax software program. They have upgraded their security. It took me a while to get in. They asked questions that are hard to answer like the maiden name of my neanderthal grandmother from … Continue reading

Jabbering notes dusted with thanks

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Today is Thanksgiving in the US. It’s a day of outrageous overindulgence prior to a full weekend of shopping (at least for most people). Football games screaming on the screen and biscuits burning in the oven. Here it will be … Continue reading