Category Archives: Pets

Rainy Sunday Mewsings

It’s a rainy Sunday and I’ve been up since 6:00 a.m. It was nice to emerge from dreamland to the tapping of rain against the bedroom window. It was mildly unpleasant to be roused by a needy cat. As I … Continue reading

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Paying your kids to move out

I recently helped pay moving out expenses for one of my offspring. Some Canadian parents are willing to pay their young adult children to stay away from the nest for good. “A poll by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce says … Continue reading

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Farewell to March! Hellooo, April!

Finally, we said goodbye to March. It seemed to stick around for-ev-verrrr! In the Ottawa Valley, it came in like a soggy little lamb. The days dragged on with waiting for buses in to the city and back for the … Continue reading

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Housework prevention duo

There are times when the cats have your best interests in mind. They may be telling you that it’s okay to leave the laundry for another week. They may be telling you to take it easy, let your inner artist … Continue reading

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Caturday March 11th

So I was snuggled up in my little bed on this windy Saturday morning in March… Since I had not activated the Zen Alarm Clock nor the alarm clock radio, I did not get up at the usual workday time. … Continue reading

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A possible recurring character

I have been consuming sufficient quantities of coffee this morning. I find that the caffeine gets my brain cells jittering around with wonderful, whimsical ideas. It also encourages  a good BM :-} Lately I have been encouraging myself to do … Continue reading

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That darn cat

It’s a holiday Monday in Ontario but that didn’t stop the little bastard from waking me up early. Having pets teaches one about compassion and care for lesser creatures. I sometimes wonder if they think they are the superior beings. … Continue reading

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