Category Archives: Life’s Conundrums

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions – How to do it

After looking at all the kinds of New Year’s resolutions that people make and fail to keep, I thought about why failures happen and what would be helpful to prevent them. I am as guilty of failed resolutions as anyone … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Simba’s Last Days

The bitter cold finally broke last Sunday. So did my precious little Simba. She began to look peaky the day after New Year’s day. It seemed like she had a cold. She had gunk around her eyes and nose. But … Continue reading

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How to Make New Year’s Resolutions

We all make them, even if only in jest. There are lists of them in newspapers and on the internet, the most popular, the most often not kept. New Year’s Resolutions. Year after year the lists remain basically the same, … Continue reading

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Personal Alchemy for a New Year

I was fascinated by alchemy long before Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. While I never believed you could turn lead into gold or really wanted to, I did find the history of the subject fascinating. So many colorful characters, … Continue reading

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Unseasonal Weather and Seasonal Activitiies

The first of the month round of payments to drop off took place this morning, including the most annoying property tax bill on the truck. Given that the town provides me little except bad water and police who knock on … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished (mostly)

I set out  early today to the storage unit to fetch the Christmas decorations. They were near the front, but still a full storage unit is more akin to a gigantic Rubic’s cube than anything else. Moving things around to … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

I won’t be with my cats for this Thanksgiving. Wilma, pet sitter extraordinaire will be minding while I visit my father in Georgia. There wouldn’t have been a turkey in the house in Waynesboro. The cats who liked turkey are … Continue reading

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