“Don’t panic!” Words on the cover of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. “Don’t panic! Adjust!” Concise, prosaic words from my high school gym teacher that have stuck with me these very many years since that thankfully brief period.
Mu (μ) is the friction constant (it’s a physics thing). Constant mew can cause immense friction (it’s a cat thing).
I’M BACK!!! Blow the trumpets! Blast the bugles! Bang the drums! SOUND THE KLAXON!
It might stretch your belief that the inventor of shark repellent adored cats. It might surprise you to know how deeply one of the top chefs ever known adored cats. It might also surprise you that a researcher who was at the top of the ladder working for the head of the OSS adored cats. […]
C.S. Lewis once compared cats to Pharisees, which is essentially saying what we know to be true. So, when Lewis said, “You Can Never Get A Cup of Tea Large Enough or A Book Long Enough to Suit Me,” it’s clear he was talking about feline paralysis.
Editor’s note: When the news about Walter crashed like a wave of tears, I was without words and without the strength to do true justice to one of the truest souls we’ve ever known. Miraculously, words arrived courtesy of one of my favorite living writers, Kitty Le Fey. No one could have said it all […]
This just in: spending more time in a CVS than I’ve spent cumulatively over the past 15,000 years (2 hours waiting in line with my mom for her 2nd vaccine) was revivifying. Wait. What!? Yes! Truth!
Forget fog. Spring “comes in on little cat feet” (thanks anyway, Carl Sandburg). Yet, even as it does, winter blows its harsh last gasps, roaring its frustration as it is forced to abdicate in favor of its gentler relative.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a marvel of historical proportions. In each episode of his PBS series Finding Your Roots, Gates opens windows of insight into missing stories in his guests’ family trees. Sometimes, what remains undiscovered is the most compelling aspect of the program. A fun throw in to the show, whenever luck or […]
Kennett Square, PA is known as “the mushroom capital of the world.” at least in Kennett Square, PA. They even hold an annual mushroom festival that, “I swear I’m going to get to this year,” except not this year. (It was canceled in 2020, and I’m not planning for Labor Day weekend yet, even if…even […]