Archive for August 2013

Kitten Update: Moved to Anti-Cruelty

Yesterday afternoon (before the storm) Mama cat and her four kittens were taken in by the Anti-Cruelty Society. My downstairs neighbor made the arrangements, got the feline family in a carrier and took them north to a much safer location. While I’m sad I won’t get to see their furry little faces, I know that... Read more »

More Kitten Cuteness

Mama standing guard over her brood.
Yes the story is coming. But let’s face it, can you ever see enough cute kitten pictures? Related Posts:  Woodlawn Stories: A Cat Is Trying To Adopt Me Neighborhood Stray Cat Has Kitten:  Cuteness Ensues     If you liked this post, “like” I Hate My Developer on Facebook

Neighborhood Stray Cat Has Kittens, Cuteness Ensues

The stray cat had four kittens; the dark gray one on the left, a lighter gray one on the right and two that look to be of similar coats so I call them the twins.
Remember the cat who was trying to adopt me?  Well I just discovered that she had kittens. Damn cat. The story about these young kittens is very entertaining but not nearly as entertaining as these pictures. For the time being just enjoy the cuteness, the story is coming.   If you liked this post, “like”... Read more »
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The Salsa Contest: The Unexpected Happens

Telling my boyfriend that the salsa and dip contest was in gay bar was the least of my concerns as walked in the bar on competition day. He raised his eyebrows a little, asked a few more questions about the bar and joked that he would be glued by my side but for the most... Read more »

The Salsa Contest

I celebrated a birthday this past weekend. Since I’m halfway between milestone birthdays there was no excuse to have a huge gathering but I did want to do something to mark the occasion. But what? What does a middle aged woman do to mark the anniversary of her birth? Then I saw it. The call... Read more »

Oprah: Racial Profiling or Just Bad Customer Service?

All of this flap over Oprah’s $38,000 purse made me pause and remember a similar incident I had in a store a few years back. When I had first moved to the south side and had the money to do so, I went furniture shopping downtown on Michigan Avenue. Let me be the first to... Read more »
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The Grass Gets Cut---FINALLY!

Finally!
At the end of July I wrote a post about the overgrown grass at the TWO owned Metropolitan/Entry House building. Believe it or not (and I’m sure it was a coincidence) the grass finally got cut a few days after the post was published. Thank God. It wasn’t the best lawn job but at least... Read more »