From commentor John Smallberries: This is Fuzzy Cat, or Fuzzy Grumbles, depending on the mood she is in. She is one of four salvage cats we have – one was left on my wife’s front porch in a box as an undersized kitten, one came from the humane society as a kitten, and one was […]
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The temptation is to make a joke about timeliness, but too many of us know how crippling (sometimes fatal) a disease depression can be. Or perhaps that knowledge is why we make such jokes. From ABC News, “Controversial RU-486 Studied For Treatment of Psychotic Depression”: … The drug, a synthetic steroid compound known as mifepristone, […]
From the NYTimes, “Technology Leads More Park Visitors Into Trouble“: … “Because of having that electronic device, people have an expectation that they can do something stupid and be rescued,” said Jackie Skaggs, spokeswoman for Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. __ “Every once in a while we get a call from someone who has […]
We’re due for a rash of Katrina retrospectives, I think, with the ‘anniversary’ approaching. For all the horror and general ugliness of that shameful period, there is still hope. People are resilient, and the people of New Orleans are by history and inclination perhaps more resilient than most. Here’s Dan Baum, in the Washington Post, […]
From commentor Chris S: Tara and I have two special rescue kitties with their own distinct personalities and quirks. Here is Aisha, a Siamese (darker), and Amiya, a Balinese (lighter), snuggled up in their favorite spot in the house: our bed after we get out of it in the morning. They’re moderately healthy cats, but […]