This is our cat Samantha. She saved Aimée's life once in Spokane by waking her up in the middle of the night while she was having severe asthma in her sleep, allowing her to get to the hospital for treatment. This was shortly after we started dating, before we moved in together. When she went … Continue reading More Panda than Panther
Boo Radley is completely fascinated by water. We used to grow grass for the cats to chew on in a long square planter, and whenever I watered it he would stare at the soil, fascinated, smelling it, pawing at it. As the grass started to sprout he became all the more fascinated. I think he … Continue reading My Kitty Loves Water
People have lots of expectations about how their lives will change when they lose weight after gastric bypass surgery. I recently read a popular magazine article about young women who had been fat all their lives, had rarely or never had boyfriends, and expected their love lives to blossom magically, only to find that relationships … Continue reading God Busters
We have one of these in the back window of our car. Aimée isn’t 100% comfortable with it, since she is a believer after all, but it’s not about God, per se, but people who use their idea of God to club everyone else over the head. Anyway—feel free to print it out and post … Continue reading A Message for Pat Robertson
Chicago has some intriguing cemeteries.
I asked a grocery clerk, "Do you guys take Federal Reserve notes?" She asked to see one and I gave her a $20 bill. So she called the supervisor and said, "Do we accept these?" The supervisor said "Yes" without comment and walked away.
I had gastric bypass surgery on February 22. In nine months I've lost 106 pounds, and I feel great.First off, knowing what I know now, I would do it over again in a second. I was drowning from congestive heart failure, and I could barely move around with the combination of psoriatic arthritis and diabetes-related … Continue reading Gastric Bypass Surgery