About Kate Crimmins

Retired Human Resources executive with three bossy cats ready to share insights, experiences and wisdom to make you laugh and think in new ways.

Random 5 for February 26 – It’s all about the weather

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We have had unseasonably warm weather for a while. Some days it is more than 20 degrees above normal. It affects a lot of things. Here is a random collection. Happy (horny?) frogs – They came out of hibernation early. In the above picture, … Continue reading

Sassy cats – The grays

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I have four cats but this is about the younger two. (Don’t be judgmental! Everyone should have multiple cats!) Somehow the planets aligned and I ended up with two one-eyed gray cats. They are not identical. They differ in age, … Continue reading

Own it! Or suffer the stink eye!

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I hate excuses. My mother never tolerated them. Not even mitigating circumstances. You did it, you own it. So what if you were double dog dared. If you are stupid enough to take that on, you deserve the consequences. You … Continue reading

Emotional constipation

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Last week I was emotionally strung out. Very. Strung. Out. I had a very sick pet which gave me a sense of dread that I couldn’t shake. Death was in the air. I’ve had that experience too often. Way too … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 19 – Tomatoes, glasses, spring, Gracie, taxes

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‘Maters – After last year’s disaster in finding the exact tomato plants I wanted, I am starting my own. Seeds are on tall displays with the prettiest flowers at eye level. The tomato seeds are always on the bottom row. … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Miss Cha-Ching update or the angst of it all

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New cat Gracie was sick. She went from running 60 miles an hour to “down for the count” in a nano second. It was longer except that I didn’t initially notice it. Cats are not whiners. When they are sick, … Continue reading