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.

Random 5 for May 10 – Mother’s Day, quarantine, crazies, event, upbeat


Mother’s Day – This was a particularly difficult week here. I did what I often do during tough times, I channeled my mother. She’s been gone for over 30 years but I still miss her. She was born just before … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 3 – Release valve, immigrants, Mom, threes, sunshine


It finally blew – Long time readers may have detected a creeping melancholy in my recent posts. I had to pick up some things at the grocery store so I went very early (before it got too germy). I haven’t … Continue reading

The Chicken Little approach


I am a confirmed hypochondriac. I confirmed myself because that’s what hypochondriacs do. I am constantly checking for symptoms and I can usually find some. Matching it up with the correct illness gets trickier. I long for the day when … Continue reading