I get to do a twofer; featuring the theme of the week and highlighting my angel doggie, Kia, who is most likely a blend of two fine Aussie herding dogs, the Kelpie and the Cattle Dog. As far as I can tell, the only Australian breeds are herding dogs. Both Kelpies and Cattle Dogs are medium sized dogs, coming to about…
Very, very disturbing.
Reverend William Barber, a wise and gentle man, a true Christian (and I say that as an agnotic; he walks the walk), has been awarded a MacArthur Award. From Wonkette;
Inspired by purplewhatevers’ post the other day on facial expressions, I’d like to add a new term for those of us who present a particularly animated face to the world; Active Kirk Face, or AKF
Here are a couple of inspirational articles from Treehugger, one of my favourite sites;
All new update; mrsfinch is available for dinner, as am I. I’m heading out for dinner, so will not be replying until later in the evening.
mrsfinch and anybody else, feel free to add;
(And I can’t believe I know this much about American politics)
Trump has halted family separations as of this afternoon;
Members of Jeff Session own church are accusing him of child abuse regarding the interned children separated from their parents. This may result in his expulsion from the church.
Wonkette has some suggestions, so I’m passing the word;
Oppo commenter Aspiring Engineer would like to share some political news from Mexico; over to you, Aspiring Engineer!
Fox News just referred to Trump as a dictator.
So, I started getting flashing lights in the side of one eye last Friday, and since it was still going on by Monday, when I had an unrelated doctor’s appointment, I mentioned it. My doc thought it might be a detached or torn retina and booked me with an ophthalmologist this morning. I’ve also been at risk for…
Some of you may recall that my household went through a Great Extinction Event last spring; my Lab cross, Beau, died in March, followed by Milo (cat), three weeks later, followed by Gus (tamed feral cat) three weeks after that. Leaving only two cats, Biscuit and Monty.
Virtual reality; u r doing it wrong - you need dial-up!
I’ve been meaning to do this one for a while; a nice break from the outside world. And I haven’t done any posts in quite a while. :)
Not the Nine O’Clock News.
And a middle finger to Trump?