Category Archives: Five Good Things

three good things

I know the meme is five good things….but for the moment, three will have to do. 1. Yesterday I was buying a six pack of beer at Target. I was carded. I am 53. That is a really good thing. … Continue reading

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oh, we have the lemons

I suspect this would be a fine moment to muster up a Five Good Things post: 1. Toby had a good day yesterday. I am certain it’s the hamburger and the smoked Gouda cheese I am feeding him. 2. Our … Continue reading

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five good things | foggy brain edition

We have been living in fog for three days. No sun, just gray, with moments of white. But really, mostly gray. Once, a long, long time ago, we went for 21 days without seeing the sun. I have no need … Continue reading

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better late than never….five good things….

It’s Friday. That’s good thing number one. Alex’s monster report on Ronald Reagan is done. That’s number two. The report, the biliography that is bigger than my house, the accompanying 40 page Powerpoint. She was up until 5:00 this morning … Continue reading

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five good things: crunchy leaves edition

Things I am feeling particularly grateful for on this perhaps-we-are-transitioning-to-fall-morning: The light. There’s nothing like November light. I don’t remember being so aware of it until last year. I want to call it tea light, because it seems like all … Continue reading

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five good things: pumpkins to go

It’s Monday, marking week four of being water and counter-free in our kitchen. The counters may show up today. I say that with some doubt, but a little hope. It will be a good thing. The other for sure good … Continue reading

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five good things | berry good edition

I am amused by: Toby, spying a fellow dog on the bike trail (from the upstairs window) and pounding down the stairs, out the doggie door, to greet him with his morning bark-a-thon. Neighbors…probably not so amused. I am grateful … Continue reading

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five good things | midwinter edition

1. Still in the afterglow of Alex’s birthday. She made chocolate chip cookies midweek. Not for me, but she let me have two, still warm. I snuck a third. Don’t tell her. 2. Amos is home. I have been following … Continue reading

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five good things | allie rose edition

Baby girl turns 16 tomorrow. Which means she kind of really for sure isn’t a baby anymore. Party in the works…a dinner party for 11 friends (boys and girls) and she’s cooking. Steve and I are doing the clean up, … Continue reading

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five good things | foggy friday edition

It’s been foggy and cold here for three days. I had to bring a coat to work and it didn’t get above 48 degrees. We refer to this as winter. And despite no blue sky, not even a peek, for … Continue reading

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