Category Archives: Charcoal

My Feline Family and questions of holiday cheer

The past few weeks of this holiday season allowed my feline family and I have to observe stores, shopping centers and homes and sadly see the continuation of a trend , if not its acceleration, that started a few years … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and Holiday Lights

  For my feline family last week was the perfect week to sleep by a heater and for me one of the weeks that I wonder if everyone man, woman and child has their own car on the roads. It … Continue reading

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To quote the late Yogi Berra “The future ain’t what it used to be”

October 21, 2015, as many might know, is the furthest into the future the Back to the Future movies travelled. Along with this being literarily a once in a lifetime day (unless anyone does have a DeLorean with flux capacitor … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and the Loss of Mom and Pop Restaurants

Driving past one of my favorite Italian restaurants a few weeks ago I was shocked to see it being gutted. When I last ate there about a month ago, the servers who are so friendly and eager to share gossip … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and A New Approach to the House Search

It is a time to increase the house hunt for me and my feline family. The house we are currently living (renting) is falling apart. The dishwasher leaks when used and at the best of times it merely backs up … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and Changes in Comedy

Watching some old comedies and it struck me and my feline family that many of them (All in the Family, Hogan’s Heroes, M*A*S*H, The Jeffersons, I Dream of Jeanie to name a few) would likely never be made today. Instead … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and Decreased Attention Spans

My feline family and I were stunned by a recent report that humans now have an attention span of 8 seconds, 1 second less than that of a goldfish. This is reportedly a drop of 4 seconds since 2000 and … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and How Long Things Take

My feline family and I have noticed how strange it is that some things can be accomplished quickly and other things that likely should be accomplished with haste, take so long. In a general sense, it seems that anything which … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and Possible Reasons for Customer Service Deline

My feline family and I have recently noticed increasingly poor customer service and how it is spreading rapidly. There doesn’t seem to be one single reason for this but several possible factors are lack of training or poor training; no … Continue reading

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My Feline Family and Technology Assimilating Humanity

My feline family and I recently saw a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode featuring the Borg; the feared enemy of the United Federation of Planets, a species so bound to their machines that they act and think as one, speaking in … Continue reading

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