About Kate Crimmins

Human Resources executive on the loose ready to share insights, experiences and wisdom to make you laugh and think in new ways.

On-line reviews, seriously?

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I started shopping for comfortable pants at a new place earlier this year. We have a brick and mortar store about 20 minutes away but occasionally they run specials with free shipping on-line. I like that because if I don’t … Continue reading

Four years going strong

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Without readers there are no writers! Today it’s been four years since I first hit the Publish button. What a ride! I have learned a lot about the internet and I like to think my writing improved. It improved from reading … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 30 – Bumper stickers, forgetfulness, cool nights, books, cats

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Another blonde moment? – I had lunch with a friend this week. It was a nice lunch and we had a great time. To make it even better I had a $5 off coupon. When the bill came I realized … Continue reading

Four eyes

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Always loved shopping! For anything! Clothes, bedding, towels, shoes! When I worked people dressed nicely so it was fun to shop for clothes. That ended when I retired. I no longer have places to wear suits and dresses (except for … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 23 – Family, aging, mosquitoes, frogs, customer service

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Sweet memories — I saw roll of plastic wrap with our name in magic marker. It reminded me that this is the time of the year that we go to the beach with our siblings. We aren’t going this year. … Continue reading

In recovery or notes from the loony bin

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I hate making phone calls. Any kind of call. Even to friends. The worst are the ones to customer service reps. I’d rather have a root canal. Or colonoscopy prep. My computer has been wonky for a couple of months but I … Continue reading

The reunion story for 2015 or Kate’s Diner open for business

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Every reunion has its story. Sometimes it’s about people and sometimes not. This year it’s about my old cat Jake. Jake is over 18 and that’s old for a cat. He is an indoor/outdoor cat but his outdoor time is … Continue reading