About Kate Crimmins

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

Sassy cats — Stephen Stills said it best

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This week I saw something new. Sasha was canoodling with Morgan. Morgan, by nature, is not a canoodling cat. Not with peeps and not with cats. Sasha, on the other hand, loves canoodling — anyone, anywhere, anytime, any position. Poor … Continue reading

Normal times or is it?

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Our area is moving into “normal times” or as close as we can get. Our restrictions are expiring and our infection rate is low. Everything is different though. It won’t be like it was. Some places closed permanently (that’s my … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 13, 2021 – Flowers, Gus, downsizing, windows, houseguests

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Discovery! – The new house has basic landscaping.  Not a lot of beautiful gardens or flowers but I have found a few. There is a gorgeous peony in the back. Unfortunately it’s at a spot that you can’t see from … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 6 – Bridges, puppies, decisions, strawberries, masks

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A friend who gets it – A few weeks ago I posted about how much I hate walking across an open grate bridge. Keep that thought. There is a Dalmatian puppy in my neighborhood. Although she’s a puppy, she is … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 30, 2021 – Weather, people, purchases, neighborhood, clothing

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Crank it up – In a stroke of bizarre weather, the heat is back on as is the seat heater in the car. We used the fireplace last night which made Morgan, our fireplace-loving cat, very happy. After the holiday, … Continue reading

A jumble of thoughts

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Locally the mask wearing mandate is optional for vaccinated people. But people are people and they lie so without showing proof can you believe them? Different stores are reacting differently. The request to wear one varies. Some of the chains … Continue reading