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]
11/27/2012 No Comments
Provocative, huh? We’ve all endured some form of annoyance/hardship/loss in the past month. We will be reminded of Sandy for years and we’ll probably refer to this storm as the worst of our lives. My loving dog and I evacuated on that eerie Sunday to higher/dryer ground. We are currently sharing space with mom and dad. The privacy is non-existent but the food is really good. My little rescue pup from the streets of the Bronx has been a constant source of joy and unconditional love. She doesn’t quite get that things are messed up, nor does she really care that much. She cares that she is warm and fed and with me(and my parents). When I arrive at our temporary inland home each day, she licks my face. I didn’t name her. When I adopted her four years ago, I had no idea that she would remind me of some future weather debacle. She came with the name tag clanging about her collar – SANDY.