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.

My last quarantine and the cotton candy pink prom gown


During the wonderful warm spring of my senior year, rubella (also known as German* measles) swept through my high school. This was before the measles vaccine. It is highly contagious and itchy. Some people get very sick. Really sick. I … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 29 – Corona virus, routines, stupid people, Zoom, pond


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It’s all different – This week a blogger commented said that she was finding it hard to write about anything but the virus. I realized even day-to-day stories are different. Nothing is as it was, at least not here. I … Continue reading

Bits and Pieces, random observations


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While watching all the various leaders give updates on the corona virus situation, I started to focus on the sign language interpreters standing at their side. I never realized it before but it’s not just about the hand movements. Their … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 22 – Taxes, hair, old, coffee, spring


Happy dance! – I finished my taxes (several days before they extended the deadline). As always there were a few glitches in the software that I had to work through but it’s history for another year. #donedonedone #don’tcareifit’sextended We are … Continue reading