Americans this was almost our Independence Day. John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail: “…July 2nd will go down in History. We’ll celebrate it parades and pomp and bells ringing and fireworks.” Because Congress actually rules in favor if Independence on July 2 but then officially accepted Jefferson’s declaration two days later, thus making the…[Read More]
Apparently June 4 is National Hug Your Cat Day. We are unsure who determines this “awareness day” but we are interested. We wonder how many cats are celebrating this event. The cats that would appreciate the annual embrace are into it but how about the aloof felines that would rather be left alone? Maybe they…[Read More]
This is the season of awards. Oscars, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, etc. It is the congratulations period of the movie industry and it means that the “Best” actors, writers, producers, sound, etc. are hopeful that they will get some hardware to prove that they among the best in their field. Awards season usually begins with…[Read More]
12/08/2013 No Comments
I have no idea if snow has a scent that we can pick up. I also have no idea how many words for snow are in the Eskimo/Inuit language. Here’s what I do know. I (and my dog, Sandy) feel differently when we anticipate an oncoming flurry of the white stuff. Maybe it’s because they have said it 24/7 on our TV source for all things weather. Maybe it’s because everyone on Facebook is talking about it. Maybe it’s because people cancelled their trip to come check out a summer rental. Maybe it’s because the hardware store was packed with shoppers loading up on salt and new shovels. Or maybe Sandy and I can smell it. That’s what I’m going with. It’s way cooler.