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.

Things I wonder about…shoe repairmen

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I was at our local shoe repair shop recently. I bought a new purse (which is a big deal as this happens once a decade!) and needed the strap permanently shortened. I was intrigued by the concept of shoe repair. … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 14 – Weather, pond, heron, Starbucks, attorneys

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Spring has sprung – Our springs are weird. We aren’t average. Mother Nature prefers to hop around, ten degrees higher or lower. Makes us crazy. Hot or cold. Yesterday I drove home from my Starbucks run before 8 a.m. It … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 7 – Internet ads, unusual people, more unusual people, other people, spring

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  Nothing is free – I tried to get a coupon off of the internet for a product I needed to buy. I knew there was one available as it was in last Sunday’s newspaper ad. Unfortunately  I had put … Continue reading

Sassy cats — Sasha’s food aggression

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I get perfectly normal cats and then I ruin them. They turn into divas. Demanding and particular. Or maybe they are just cats settling in. I have done it again. Sasha wasn’t a fussy eater. I liked that. The other … Continue reading

Odds and Ends on Observations

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Over the past six weeks or so, I’ve been helping my brother and his wife recover from a bad auto accident. There have been many “aha moments” along the way. Some predictable and some were a surprise. The more time … Continue reading