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.

Sassy cats — Places that are not allowed

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There aren’t many places the cats can’t go but there are a few. The mantle is one. Too many things to be broken. However… Then there is the dining room table. A definite no-no. Definitely not the beloved husband’s desk! … Continue reading

Tess Tales – Lessons – Hold your damn tongue girl!

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I was born a very bright human. I knew everything there was about life by the time I was age 13. (I can hear my Mom’s eye’s rolling from her grave.) I spent the next 6 years or so educating … Continue reading

Magazine subscriptions – renewal time?

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I got my “last notice” to renew a magazine subscription. The very last notice. Like the end! There are a few magazines I subscribe to. I like the paper version much better than the e-reader version. I liked them better … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 17 – Distractions, girl time, robins, Darwin, stupidity

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Bumpkus – That’s been the level of my inspiration lately. I’ve said it before. It’s hard to write a humor blog when bad things are happening. “They say” the best thing to do is to keep doing what you do. … Continue reading

Really weird vibes or the power of suggestion

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After I got home from running errands, I ate lunch. My ankle itched. Since my encounter with the tick I don’t automatically scratch. I check to see what it is. It was my cat Hazel. She was intently smelling my … Continue reading

The problem with overachieving

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Ponds are fun. Frogs, water lilies, and fish – what’s not to like? There are a few chores. Most involve cleaning in the spring and prepping for winter in the fall. In between I backwash the filter weekly (about 5 … Continue reading