Category Archives: Life’s Conundrums

Summer Solstice xià zhì 夏至 Jun 21st

This year the summer solstice falls on the 21st of June. This event is celebrated in many places. Not surprisigly in Sweden and Finland it is a big holiday with lots of public festivities. It is a holiday tied to … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Househunting for Cats is Hard

The goal of landlords is to make a profit off a basic human need, that of shelter. They don’t like things that subtract from that profit. Children can be destructive, it’s true. Up until 1968 when the law was changed, … Continue reading

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If We Are What We Eat Are Some People Junk?

Just a few blocks from where I live is an intersection of two main roads at which are clustered several fast food outlets.  Their paring lots are normally packed in the morning and around the traditional meal times. The parking … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – The Invisible Post

I have no idea how last weeks post vanished. There was no puff of smoke. Still it was only one post.  Much worse could have happened. I really need a new computer. I’ll have to wait a little longer, since … Continue reading

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Where is Earth Day?

Earth Day is going to come and go unnoticed in most of America. That doesn’t surprise me. Never mind the attention getting global warming debate. Just ask your self when you last heard someone discussing the significant increase in UV … Continue reading

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Problem House

The house I live in has many peculiarities. Some days I thought there was a ghost. Weird noises go with an old house on a concrete block foundation in an area where the ground is shifting. But late at night … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Kitten ‘Season’ Again

Spring is in the air, sort of. I am looking forward to my lilacs blooming. Still, nice days are disrupted by high winds and alternating rainy days. Additionally, some of the signs of spring are less welcome. The annoying chorus … Continue reading

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