Category Archives: Life’s Conundrums

Friday the 13th and in October Too!

No No No Not the movie franchise.  No slasher films here. Especially predictable, repetitive ones. Just good, old fashioned superstition and trivia because a month of October flavored posts is really a lot of work and I need a little … Continue reading

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Autumn Harvest – Treats or Tricks?

By the first of the month the stores have aisle after aisle filled with mass produced sugar concoctions. This is supposed to be about treats but let’s face it, it’s a trick. A holiday that promotes massive overindulgence in sugar … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Black Cats and Human Ignorance

Every year the warnings go out. Black cats should be kept indoors at Halloween. Many rescue groups avoid adopting out black cats in the weeks leading up to the day. It is one thing for people of the Middle Ages … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts Postponed- Entering the October Country

Today is the first of October. This post was supposed to have been for yesterday. Then Shinki died and in my preoccupation with writing about him I forgot to either finish properly or postpone this post. So we are giving … Continue reading

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Gremlins Part One

I have mentioned many times in my posts of the troublesomeness of my wonky laptop. When my father, an aeronautical engineer who trained as a pilot in the Navy, began to use computers, a conversation emsued in which it was … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Feline Feng Shui Part 2

We return to the subject of feline feng shui to talk about what we want in a positive way. All very well to kvetch about what we dislike but more practical to decide what we need and want. Starting with … Continue reading

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Time Flies and So Must I

Time flies. Or perhaps we fly through time. Or perhaps it is all an illusion. There are two major philosophical views of time. One is that time is part of the fundamental structure of the universe. In this view, which … Continue reading

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