OTHER COOL THINGS is the blog page where I go off topic. In other words, this is a page where I ramble about a wide variety of subjects which have nothing to do with the Cross House restoration or Emporia.

OTHER COOL THINGS is where I might suggest a great new restaurant. Or a movie I enjoyed, or book. Or a favored blog.

OTHER COOL THINGS may — fasten your seat belt — open discussions about dangerous subjects such politics or religion.

OTHER COOL THINGS will, in short, be a page where I ramble about anything which captures my special attention. Like, perhaps, a nice moment I had with my favorite cat Gilda.

I love comments, so please do not hesitate to toss your two cents in, even if you disagree with me.

My blog posts are below. Enjoy!

 

Gilda. My favorite ever cat.

Gilda. My favorite ever cat.

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Gray

   

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A Limpy Update

A few weeks ago I posted about a very old, very injured stray cat I found in my yard. His left, rear leg was useless, and his right, rear leg was barely functioning. Something very bad had obviously happened, and the healed-over scar tissue on his legs was obvious. How he had managed to find…

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An Assuring Kitty

So, y’all know that I got a blood clot in my left calf, and need to keep it elevated. Here, New Kitty is assuring me that everything is gonna be OK:      

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Entirely Exhausted

     

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A Limpy Update

Recently, I did a post about a stray cat with injured back legs. The left leg is useless. The cat can use the right leg but it is obviously an effort. I named the cat Limpy. The vet said it appeared to be tendon damage rather than broken bones. I asked if anything could be…

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Windsor Castle Restored

In 1992, a disastrous fire broke out at Windsor Castle, causing tens of millions in damage. A lot of people said it could not be rebuilt. But…it was. Under-budget and ahead of schedule. And with nary a cent of taxpayer monies. While people, understandably, focus on the royal family, what amazes me…and thrills me…is the…

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Health Update

So, y’all know that about three weeks ago I developed a blood clot in my left calf, which hugely swelled up. I was put on blood thinner (I keep wanting to write paint thinner), and the days passed. This past week my ankle and foot also swelled up, scarily. So, another trip to the emergency…

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Limpy

A year ago? Maybe more? That is when a cat came to my attention. While I will call him he, I have no idea of the cat’s gender. He was a gray/white shorthair. One night, late, I stepped into the backyard to get something from my vast storage shed where all my lights are stored….

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Any Pete Fans Out There?

A thing of late, is taking an image of somebody who died, say, a century ago and, with new computer technology, bringing them to…life. It is quite eerie and quite fascinating. Knowing that I am a huge Pete fan, somebody just sent me an example of the new technology on the, ahh, fun side. I…

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One Picture Says It All

This is a political post. If interested, please scroll down.                                               And, remember, in 2017 the Republican-controlled Senate gleefully gave the super-rich a $1.9 trillion tax cut. In short, Republicans were thrilled to…

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I Just Don’t Get It

This is a political post. If interested, please scroll down.                                   I have done several posts about how the Democratic party has spent decades helping the American people. Democrats: Created social security. Created Medicare. Created Medicaid. Created a minimum…

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Justice Perverted

This is a political post. If interested, please scroll down.                                   In 2012, four Americans died during the attack in Banghazi. At the time, Hillary Clinton was the Secretary of state. And what did the Republicans in Congress do?…

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New Kitty…

   

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A Reality Check. Part II

Do you like reality? Please scroll down…                                                         For the last four years, the #1 thing I hear from Trump supporters is: “Trump created a great economy!” I…

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A Reality Check

Do you like reality? If so, please scroll down.                                     For months now, Trump, Fox pundits, and Congressional Republicans have been shouting: THE ELECTION WAS STOLEN! Over sixty court cases have been filed by these people to overturn…

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Saving America

This is a post about saving America. If interested, please scroll down.                         America was attacked by violent terrorists on January, 6. What happened shocked me. But, unlike 9/11, the terrorists were not from another country. The terrorists are American citizens. The terrorists are…

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Miss Asia

Y’all have only met Miss Asia once. She’s one of my yard kitties. She has spent her whole life in my fence yard, along with her siblings. But, of late, she enjoys sneaking into the house. I pretend not to notice. She can’t stay long inside as she has no idea of what a litter…

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I’m not sure what’s going on here…

     

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Drum roll, please!

This is a political post. If interested, please scroll down…                                                

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A Bright Light On The Horizon

This is a political post. If interested, please scroll down.                                         For weeks now I have watched, horror struck, as the Republican party has done everything possible to overturn the November election. And while Trump and…

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