Training animals can be a challenge. For most of my life, we've had cats. And for the most part, they've behaved. It helps to understand how they think, something that comes naturally to me, for whatever reason. If I'm at someone's house and they have a cat, in no time said cat will be ensconced … Continue reading SScat…Dammit!
https://adaptivecurmudgeon.com/2020/11/02/in-the-homestretch/ Read the whole thing "There’s no surprise in anything that’s happened. The calendar has always had November 3rd marked as the date of a catharsis for the hysterics. It is, was, and always will be, the crescendo of stress.... In 24 hours the situation will be obvious. We’ll be pretty sure where things are … Continue reading What he said.
“However, one thing that grave illness does is to make you examine familiar principles and seemingly reliable sayings. And there’s one that I find I am not saying with quite the same conviction as I once used to: In particular, I have slightly stopped issuing the announcement that ‘Whatever doesn’t kill me makes me stronger.’” … Continue reading Monday: Quote of the Week
I'm not a yard sign guy. What's the point of a secret ballot if you broadcast to the world how you will vote. Mostly, I see this as mere virtue signalling. The majority of the political sign types, around here anyways, tend to have on up all year. "We don't care who you are, we're … Continue reading Signs
"Do not deprive me from my suffering and my pain, for negative consequences must follow if I hope to learn from the crimes I committed against myself. Let me wander in this blizzard, I know I shall survive and become a better man. No one is coming to save me and that is a blessing." … Continue reading Monday: Quote of the Week
A post over at PawPaw's House tickled my memory and reminded me that I needed to put in an order for Boudin with the motherland's finest purveyors of specialty meats. And it showed up yesterday afternoon. A care package from the motherland That big chunk of meat at the top is Tasso. It's used more … Continue reading Gonna be a Great Day, Tater…
A friend of mine's dogs had puppies. The dad is a full blood black lab named Repo Jr. (He owns a used car dealership). Repo senior having gotten old and passed away. The mother is a shepherd/huskie mix. She looks like a bright white German shepherd with blue eyes and is probably one of the … Continue reading Choose your Destructor…Part 3
Wranglerstar posted a great video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/WxUOZ6Bvw3Y My dad had some advice for measuring your words, thinking before you speak, that he gave a number of us kids. I won't do it justice. I only remember it from my brother telling me a few years ago, which jogged a dim memory of him telling me. It … Continue reading Measuring your Words
I haven't been cooking much at night. My wife has been working late, so things I've cooked on Sunday tend to last all week. Hell, sitting in the fridge now is a picnic roast, a handful of chicken thighs, and what's left of a store bought chicken. And I've been eating on them all week. … Continue reading Wednesday Night Cooking
All the trouble in the world these days makes me spend more time with my dogs. During Cancer therapy, I could do little but sit in front of a computer or a TV. Watched a lot of home improvement shows. To this day I get flashbacks if I'm in a public space somewhere and the … Continue reading Choose your Destructor…Part 2