Category Archives: Random Thoughts

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Today this happened. I showed the second picture to Cody and he immediately shouted out, “You did it!” Husband’s response was more along the lines of ‘out with the old, in with the new’. It is a discussion we have … Continue reading

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Drunken Herbs

I think our rosemary has a drinking problem. In an effort to keep my askings – those to our neighbor to come over and play with our cats and throw water at our plants while we are gone – to … Continue reading

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Cody’s Wit and Wisdom

Driving by a Tesla charging station, I wondered aloud what the collective noun for Tesla would be. I suggested a clutch, which really makes no sense seeing as they have none. But Cody, in brilliant form, suggested a spark. A … Continue reading

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Biscuits and Bees

What do you do when bees move into your father-in-laws house, empty for many years since his passing? You hire a live bee removal person, in our case Scott the Bee Man. Scott the Bee Man, who was very professional … Continue reading

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Pocketful of (Old Person) Candy

“Mom, that is old person candy,” proclaimed Cody as I was happily showing off my latest addition to our dining room – a candy dish. In an effort to create a clutter-free space, I had reorganized some furniture, in the … Continue reading

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Dave & Busters (with a side of nude Burt Reynolds)

To support Carter’s Boy Scout Troop, we purchased a coupon card from him, as did several of our neighbors (thanks, neighbors!). It was one of those cards full of discounts, most of which you will never use and you fully … Continue reading

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Cooler than Yesterday

Even in the summer, especially in the summer, Husband and I get up early and walk the dogs. We were more than half way through our two mile walk this morning and I was dragging. The sun was clawing its’ … Continue reading

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Where the Clutter Ends

Husband is the master of clutter. In my life his clutter is a bit like the music one is subjected to while on hold waiting to talk to a representative of some random company or another, background noise that is … Continue reading

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Uninvited Houseguest

Living within walking distance to a park is great. Living within walking distance to a park during a global pandemic, is amazing. And so it was on Friday evening , that Cody and Carter were at the park hanging out … Continue reading

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Victory for Teaching Table Manners?

This afternoon, as I set the table for lunch I noticed that all our large plates were dirty. Being too lazy to hand wash them, I put out a bowl for the pasta, a smaller bowl for the salad, and … Continue reading

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