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.

Random 5 for May 21 – Suggestion, posts, appliances, new blog, eyebrows

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The power of suggestion – The back border of our yard has bushes and thick groundcover. There are ticks living there. Last weekend we were trimming and cleaning up. I wear full tick gear but I always seem to get … Continue reading

Taking a health break from life

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It’s Murphy’s Law. The weather broke. It was time to clean up the yard, plant stuff and start the garden. In a nanosecond, a muscle in my back had a spasm (and not in a good way) and I’m out … Continue reading

Regrets – I have a few

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Thinking more about end of life situations where you examine your life and regret things you didn’t do, here are somethings that I regret doing. Exercise – I hate it and resent doing it. If I die anytime soon, I … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 14 – Mother’s Day, nipples, tomatoes, cholesterol, nature

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Happy Mother’s Day — When my Mom was alive it was always a low-key day. She would get the geraniums she loved and maybe a gift or two. We didn’t eat out because it was always so crowded. She hated … Continue reading

Sassy cats — As normal as it gets around here

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It’s been peaceful…sort of. Gracie is eating normal cat food at normal intervals. What changed may have more to do with me than with her. Eating, drinking and elimination are the hallmarks of health for all living creatures. When someone … Continue reading

Computer issues, ack!

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I hate computer problems. I resent taking the time to learn or understand what is wrong and I sure don’t like to fixing them. One thing I LOVED about work was my access to an IT expert. It was bliss. … Continue reading