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Tis the Season

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Wishing you and yours a safe and happy–and healthy–holiday season.

As 3 feet of snow lay on the ground and the temp is 5 degrees, it makes me think of all of the creatures outside who are doing their best to cope and stay alive. I do what I can to provide sources of food and shelter for them.

Likewise, I am thinking of all of the families who have been hardest hit by Covid and may also be struggling for food and shelter. I have also done what I can to provide sources of food and shelter for them–by donating food, clothes, and money.

This holiday season, […]

By |December 18th, 2020|Life|0 Comments

How is My Pre-Med Girl Gonna Make It?

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This condition is called Vasovagal syncope which causes you to faint because your body overreacts to certain triggers, such as the sight of blood. It’s actually a hereditary condition she got from her father. He also faints at the sight of any blood.

Fortunately for Cait, she only faints at the sight of her own blood. She’s got no problem swimming in other people’s blood.

Good thing for her, since she’s currently scribing at a couple of Emergency Departments.

By |December 2nd, 2020|.Cait and Me|0 Comments

Genius Dog Challenge

Need a break and looking for something fun?

From the Guardian: “The search for the world’s smartest dog kicks into gear Wednesday  1PM, as contenders compete in a live-streamed event to be crowned top of the canine class.

Researchers in Hungary have spent more than two years searching for dogs who could recognize the names of their different toys, advertising for owners to come forward on social media. Now the canines they have discovered are set to take part in a series of live-streamed experiments, called the “Genius Dog Challenge”.

Dr Claudia Fugazza, of Eötvös Loránd University, one of the scientists behind the project, said they have been hunting for a rare […]

By |November 11th, 2020|Dog Training|2 Comments

The Question of the 21st Century

If you’ve been a reader of this blog, it will be no surprise that I’m in the camp that’s happy Biden won. I am also keenly aware that nearly half of our country feels as bereft and depressed as I did when Trump won 4 years ago. I am saddened by this divide.

I think the bigger question is how does America get off this seesaw. Is the political rift so deep and irreparable that we really need to figure out how to become two countries?

Or is there a way back to civility, reasoned discussion, politicians on both sides of the aisle who can compromise for the good of the country and fact-based news instead of info-tainment, so that we can […]

By |November 9th, 2020|Life, spirituality|0 Comments

If I were King, Small Fonts…

… would be stricken from the hard drives of all computers. Any type size less than 12 px would be illegal. Punishment would be swift and fair. Abusers would immediately find themselves needing +2.75 magnification reading glasses in order to be able to read.

What is it with Web and Blog designers? Are they all 10-year-olds with 15/15 vision? Many of the font sizes I come across on different sites are smaller than the type used in ad disclaimers used for the “fine print.” Please, people, looks are one thing, but if we can’t read it–I’ll speak for myself–if I can’t read it without straining my eyes, I’m outta there.

By |October 28th, 2020|Life|0 Comments
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