From the Crate of Catalina d’Augenbroe

I’ve been puppy sitting for my son and his fiancé. Their puppy, Catalina D’Augenbroe (a.k.a Lina) is a high energy Australian Shepard. She began keeping in touch with them a few days into her stay. Please excuse the typos. She is, after all, a dog.

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Happy National Chocolate Day

First published October 28, 2015

Happy National Chocolate Day, y’all!

As if Halloween isn’t reason enough to buy 10 pounds of miniature Snickers bars, consume 30 or so at warp speed in a single sitting, stuff the wrappers between the sofa cushions so nobody finds out and then feel guilty about it, October 28 is National Chocolate Day. The banks aren’t closed or anything, but it’s totally legit. I checked. So there’s no need to closet binge. You might as well celebrate…  I mean it would be rude not to partake, right? So… Let’s. Eat. Some. Chocolate. read more

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Truth

The Good

I don’t often review products, but every once in a while I stumble upon something so fabulous, I decide to share it with the world. Today I bring you Weiman Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish. It’s easy to use and really works. Just spray on a stainless steel surface, buff with a paper towel and voi la!  Every claim made on the label is 100% true. This product provides streak-free shine and even prevents fingerprints and smudges.

I’ve tried glass cleaner, vinegar, soap and water and a variety of all-purpose cleaners on my stainless steel kitchen appliances and NOTHING works as well as Weiman’s. read more

Brilliant Assessment of the Current Pervasive Madness

How Cultural Revolutions Die – Or Not
by Victor David Hanson

They eat their own, unless a cruel dictator rises to unite and control the mob.

Unlike coups or political revolutions, cultural revolutions don’t just change governments or leaders. Instead, they try to redefine entire societies. Their leaders call them “holistic” and “systematic.”

Cultural revolutionaries attack the very referents of our daily lives. The Jacobins’ so-called Reign of Terror during the French Revolution slaughtered Christian clergy, renamed months, and created a new supreme being: Reason. read more