Tag Archives: Death

Are They Really Trying to Kill Us?

October 18, 2014      Over the last couple of weeks, reading at doomer forums and the comment sections of some doomer blogs, I’ve seen some of the most irrational (and frankly, sometimes venal) conspiracy theories I’ve ever read. Come on, folks, … Continue reading

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Israel and Gaza

July 26, 2014  Since I am sometimes an opinionated old lady and this is my blog, right off the bat I will tell you that, in my opinion, what is being done in Gaza (and has been done, periodically and … Continue reading

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Enough

June 28, 2014    “Round and round she goes and where she stops, nobody knows”. This has been a good week in my little corner of the world. Goldilocks weather – not too hot, certainly not too cold – meant I … Continue reading

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Nothing Lasts Forever

  April 12, 2014   I miss the dog – her soft snoring as she slept beside my desk when I worked at the computer, the twitchy “running” dreams of her last days when her legs no longer followed her commands … Continue reading

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Dancing in a Dark Room

April 5, 2014    On Monday, the veterinarian will come to the house, put the dog to sleep and make arrangements for disposal of her body. The choice, made more difficult by the fact that I didn’t expect to have to … Continue reading

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Being Old in Wintertime

December 7, 2013 We are getting old together – the cat, the dog and I.  The cat, who is thirteen, now, has turned gray around the head and tail, sleeps a lot more and, although still curious, sometimes needs my … Continue reading

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The End of the World as We Know it Will Suck Big Time

November 23, 2013 This has been one of those weeks when I felt like banging my head against the wall until all the pain stopped. The gloom, rain and cold set the stage for it, I suppose. But it went … Continue reading

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The Great Snuff Wars

    July 6, 2013   Back in the summer of 1945, we spent the month of August with my paternal grandparents who, after retiring from their leased farm, had moved into a nearby town of 300 souls in southern … Continue reading

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A Head Cold and Some Random Thoughts

December 22, 2012 I have a head cold.  I bring this up because it’s been nearly thirty years since I’ve had one and I’d forgotten how crappy they make you feel and how hard it is to write a sensible … Continue reading

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What I’ll Do This Winter

September 24, 2011 Not a good week for world finance or the global economy.  While the stock markets here and abroad played a game of “up a little, down a lot” and Europe dithered over what to do about Greece, … Continue reading

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