Monthly Archives: November 2012

Are Your Cats Psychic Too? | vet

Pretty Kitty

FRIDAY FUNNIES: MY KITTIES ARE PSYCHIC, they have an uncanny way of making themselves invisible when I’m fixing to take them to the vet. I’ve  just discreetly pulled out their cozy, blanket lined pet carriers without them seeing and poof, Louis The Lover and Miss Kitty have vamoosed. Just a minute ago Louis was lounging…

Deer Conundrum – Love ‘em or Shoot ‘em

Gardening Tools

SUNDAY SMIRK: SHORT OF GETTING A SHOTGUN I have tried just about everything to save my pretty plants from being eaten alive by deer. Our place is swarming with deer, you see. When Blue Eyes and I found this home surrounded by the natural vegetation of uninhabited land we fell in love with it. Even…

Guest Post – Canola Oil: Why Not Just Drink Gasoline?

Canola - Death

FAT, FAT, FAT, FAT. So much controversy swirls around various forms of fat. First we’re told coconut oil is deadly—then it’s a healthy miracle food. Then we’re told butter is poison—but now, it, too, has assumed the virtuous glow of health. Margarine is the healthy butter substitute—but now we hear it clogs your arteries. Olive…

Parking Faux-Pas – How I Got Sweet Revenge

Oh, Rats

FRIDAY FUNNIES: HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED HOW SOME PEOPLE ‘accidentally’ ding your car door with theirs when they get out of their car? It drives me batty because I treat my cars like the princess chariots that they are. Just as I exit Whole Foods, a very nice bottle of Chardonnay in hand I spot a…

The Power of Intention and The New Me

A thousand Desires

FRIDAY FUNNIES: I FINALLY DID IT. Actually, it wasn’t really me, it was the Power of Intention that did it. I got myself a pretty new car… What the heck am I clucking about, you ask? Was it not lil’ ole’ me that drove out to the dealership and drove off with shiny new wheels?…

Guest Post: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Losing Weight

Scales

  WE HAVE BEEN TOLD for decades that losing weight was simple: eat fewer calories and exercise more so that you burn more calories than you consume. Right. If losing weight was simple, don’t you think that we would all be slender? But those of us who have struggled with weight loss, those of us who…