Bird of Paradise ⋅ 62

I am a- * Mom, * Wife, * Aunt, * Friend, * Bowler, * Gamer,* *Christian, * NightOwl , and * Procrastinator

What should it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his own soul? [Matthew 16:26]

Make the best of all things!

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Have there been times in your life when you *thought you really wanted something and after you got it you realized it wasn’t that exciting as you thought, or you weren’t as eager to have what you...


May 03, 2020

A week of- in Random Thinking

When I wake up in the morning I typically sit with my Coffee and go to the same various Online places. Sometimes I linger at one site for a Long period. My Initial stops (in no particular order)...


April 27, 2020

April 27th in Random Thinking

Several weeks ago I noticed my husband had not shaved a few days. I told him he should let it grow until this social ban is lifted. Thus far he is. He already has a goatee and a mustache since he...


April 22, 2020

April 22 in Random Thinking

So I haven’t finished the cardboard new friends yet. I got them traced.. There is no rush. We are gonna be in this situation a while. Just been reading a lot. Growing Radishes, Salad Onions, and...


April 11, 2020

Dorky in Random Thinking

I am gonna do something super silly. In fact my husband rolled his eyes. I am going to do this thing because I got so much time on my hands. A little something different and dorky. So I was talk...


April 06, 2020

Another day in Random Thinking

Minus 40 social hours out of the house a week =’s Thus far maintaining my weight… would like to go down but not going up… whew! (not doing much to lower atm). Reading books I never have time for...


April 02, 2020

Day 1 again in Random Thinking

It feels like I start at day one when I subject myself. March 10th was the last day I was out and about.. Bible Study, Bowling, and Shopping. From that day forth I made the choice to stay home ...


March 29, 2020

Going to the Dr. in Random Thinking

Last June, my knee became stiff. When I would drive some where and get out of the car, I hobbled for about 10 minutes and then I was fine. Or when I stood up after sitting. I am not one to run t...


March 23, 2020

Becoming in Random Thinking

........ Paranoid. or Just super cautious. We have been almost 100% isolated. With the exception of our daughter This past Friday my daughter was suppose to come over to work on the 2000 piece Ji...


March 18, 2020

Thinking of them in Random Thinking

My husband took an early retirement almost 5 years ago. We moved here in August 2015. With lots of extra time he decided at some point that we should start doing daily devotions. We began with a ...


March 17, 2020

Opportunity in Random Thinking

........ to do something different.. to change the way we do things. We typically get really comfortable and content in doing things the way we have always done them. We don’t tend to look left o...


March 16, 2020

Facebook in Random Thinking

.... has been a wealth of information. Not just news things but neighborhood, town and the next town of what is happening and what people think and have to share. Not just on the virus but of tra...


March 11, 2020

Hanging around in Random Thinking

I think I may be hanging around here (PB) a bit more cause I will have time. I think I may be reading more books, all the books I have collected over the years but have not read yet. All the boo...


October 18, 2019

Lunch in Random Thinking

I invited a friend over today, spur of the moment. I don’t and haven’t invited many over because of how the house is um designed. We have stairs in the middle of the house that leads to a oversiz...


October 11, 2019

Downplay in Random Thinking

I seem to downplay when it comes to serious things. Cause it can’t possibly be that bad! I remember the night my son had the bike accident. I called my husband and downplayed the seriousness of i...


July 07, 2019

Serious Gamer in Random Thinking

Written yesterday- I have heard people say they were Gamers as in their occupation is a Gamer, not just a casual play. I get it as in a pass time, I don’t get it as in making money. I suppose thi...


Three of us walked in.. We made a choice. They disappeared and I said- “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe” then I disappeared too. Kathy said- “You must have chose Moe” Moments later, Laura said, “Catch a ...


February 15, 2019

Washington February in Random Thinking

When we thought to move here the only impression we had was RAIN and lots of it.. The Seattle area has that reputation. We came the summer they were coming off of a drought. That first full year ...


February 07, 2019

My brother in law in Random Thinking

My brother in law moved here in August from California. He is 10 years younger than my husband. He had been thinking about it for a while. He came out here in April and while here applied for se...


December 30, 2018

A.C.E. in Random Thinking

Christmas celebrations turned out better I thought. Isn’t that often the case? I had coffee with a friend with a few weeks ago. She had a loss about 18 months ago. Our visit with one another was...


December 27, 2018

Tired of- in Random Thinking

Lack of time...... — Staying up too late Lack of Exercise — SO MUCH STUFF… too many clothes, too many books, too many papers, too many useless things, and even too many items in my Storages in t...


December 17, 2018

Sound of Music in Random Thinking

I have so many thoughts when I hear this title. I first saw it at the Alhambra Theater in Sacramento,California which has since been torn down. I went with my Grammy in 1965 or 66. It came out in...


June 11, 2018

Monday's.. in Random Thinking

I call my mental health day. It is the only day of the week that I typically am home. - It is possible that I may lounge in sweat pants all day or whatever. - I don’t get ready for the day at al...


Meant to post this on Friday...... I met a woman in Phoenix in 2003. We were on the same Bowling team. All the women on the League were 60+. I was 45 at the time. This one woman acted younger an...


January 27, 2018

In my Email- in Random Thinking

In my email, Kohl’s says: you’ve shopped many times at kohls. You’ve shopped at Kohl’s at least 6 times. (Shhhh don’t tell my husband) You saved lots of money in Yes2 You Rewards. (I wouldn’t...


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