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 – The saga of the dental

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Maybe the title should be “The Reluctant Patient” or “The Neurotic Peep.” Both fit. It’s the peep today. Gracie is on sick leave and the others are snoozing. Gracie had her dental surgery on Monday. We were expecting five extractions … Continue reading

A series of unfortunate events colliding

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The past week was a potpourri of events (some not so fun and some fun) to make it a tough week. I learned a few things about retirement. I love it! It’s been 11 years since I’ve had to jump … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 4, 2022 – Anticipation, scheduling, December’s past, friends, Christmas decorations

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An odd week – This past week was spent getting ready for this coming week. Several activities have strangely come together at the same time or overlapped. (I like to agonize over each event separately!) Gracie’s surgery tomorrow conflicts with … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 27, 2022 – Deer, inflatables, friends, pizza, decorations

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Rudolph, party of six! – I drive through a wooded area of a golf course on my way to Starbucks every day. I see lots of deer crossing the road. They don’t look before they cross so I creep along. … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 20, 2022 – Sleep cycles, perception, bad luck, shopping, Thanksgiving

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It’s in the gene pool – Two of my nieces went on a short vacation. There were messages from them between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. They were up that early on vacation, but I would be too. Early risers … Continue reading