5 Things: Minion Pancake Hug Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the sweet grandfather who gave up nearly everything to see his granddaughter educated. Spoiler: Some kind strangers made sure that he, too, was well taken care of. It does the heart good to see that such a selfless man with a difficult life is shownContinue reading “5 Things: Minion Pancake Hug Edition”

5 Things: Electric Ear Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the stranded drivers who met an unexpected rescuer. Or maybe you were able to take advantage of 50%-off Valentine’s candy? Well, even if you didn’t get those half-price Kit Kats and felt pretty stranded yourself, you’ve made it to Friday, my friend! You know thatContinue reading “5 Things: Electric Ear Edition”

5 Things: Jazzy Oreo Sleep Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a wonderful week like the three children who were saved by a brave bystander and the swift actions of first responders. Wow! Well, even if the rest of us weren’t able to do something so heroic this week, it’s Friday! You know that means it’s time to whip upContinue reading “5 Things: Jazzy Oreo Sleep Edition”

Advent 2021: Day 19

Good morning! You know one of the best things about this time of the year? Watching Christmas movies without seeming weird. And, yes, I will watch a Christmas movie in July should the mood strike. There’s just something nice about a Christmas movie story. Whether it’s the cynical business person heading home to a smallContinue reading “Advent 2021: Day 19”

5 Things: A Sicilian in Staten Edition

Happy (Black) Friday! Hope you had a great week like those folks who got to take home leftovers from grandma’s house. My sweet grandma is gone many years now but Mum made one of her famous pie recipes for that touch of nostalgia and, yes, there were leftovers! Just a quick note: This is theContinue reading “5 Things: A Sicilian in Staten Edition”

5 Things: Guilty Pranksters Edition

Happy Friday and Happy (belated) Veteran’s Day! Hope you all had a great week like the (soon to be) 11 veterans who were given homes this year. It’s so lovely to see those who served our country being cared for like this. So lovely! Well, even if you are just reeling from the fact thatContinue reading “5 Things: Guilty Pranksters Edition”

5 Things: Mail Order House Edition

Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week like the young lady who had also had a special day at her sister’s wedding. This was such a refreshing story in a world where people get a little insane about wedding day “perfection.” Hope that it’s a trend! Well, despite whether your week wasContinue reading “5 Things: Mail Order House Edition”

5 Things: Thumping Tik Toking Teapot Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the 83-year-old woman who was technically saved by her cat after falling into a ravine. Admittedly, this story made me think of a certain Chevy commercial. And, yes, I looked but the cat’s name is Piran and not Lassie. You can’t have everything, I guess!Continue reading “5 Things: Thumping Tik Toking Teapot Edition”

5 Things: Old and New Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the 99-year-old woman who made a new friend during the pandemic. Certainly a sweet story. Well, even if the only friend that you made this week was a your couch, you’ve made it to Friday, my friend. You know that means it’s time to checkContinue reading “5 Things: Old and New Edition”

5 Things: Happy 2021!

  Happy Friday! Hopefully, you all had a wonderful set of holidays and are easing into the new year with the promise of new beginnings. As I write this, 2021 is off to a bit of a rocky start (first major understatement of the decade). I am prayerful, though, that we can all come togetherContinue reading “5 Things: Happy 2021!”