TED Talks & ADD

Ah, crap. ¬†It happened again. Does anyone else feel like they’ve been Rick-rolled when someone sends them a link to a TED Talk? I just can’t commit 10 minutes at a time to anything these days. ¬†They’re such good segments, very informative, thought-provoking and usually quite fresh. ¬†So why doesn’t my body want to sit in one spot and listen to these delectable spiels whenever a friend (or foe) informs me that I must watch this video? ¬†I can’t do it! ¬†I can’t. ¬†In the ‚Ķ Continue reading

Veterinarian’s Day

This cat has been with me through my entire adult life so far. ¬†He’s turning eight years old this year, which isn’t very old in cat years but seems to make me feel super old. ¬†Tomorrow Rico and I will head to the vet to sort out some of his weird issues. ¬†He hasn’t lost any weight but he’s developed some new and icky habits which I won’t totally get into. ¬†He seems otherwise healthy, as do the other animals in our dwelling. So why ‚Ķ Continue reading


¬† Ranting aside, it’s a nice day for Halloween. ¬†Not raining, not snowing, just a slight chill to the air, and I’m wearing some orange and a pair of Halloween socks. ¬†I think the orange and black spirit would love me today. ¬†Wish us luck with Casey and Rico not flying out the door tonight when the kids come to gather their treats. Share the post “Halloween!” FacebookXShare‚Ķ Continue reading

Hallowe’en. It’s not just for stupid babies anymore.

Miklos and I are hitting up the town as depression-era newsies. I can’t wait to get pictures. Since my gums are far too sensitive for (too much) candy these days, pictures are the sweetest part of Hallowe’en for me. I’m having a cat dilemma. That dilemma is that Rico’s craving attention at 1-, 3-, and 5AM are driving me bat-shit bananas. I have never met a more annoying cat OR person than Rico. Yet I am obligated to love him. I would defend that cat’s ‚Ķ Continue reading

Hairballs are ever prevalent at the Niklos Residence these days. That said: Sand cat. Let’s get one! I have to go bat Rico with a fur brush because he’s licking himself again. This could get messy. Share the post “” FacebookXShare‚Ķ Continue reading

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