R.I.P. Oliver

It was time.  He took a sudden and very bad down turn.  We took him to United Veterinarian Emergency Service.  They gave us time to say our goodbyes, we were allowed to be with him and he passed peacefully.  Goodbye good friend. Advertisements

THIS FAT OLD LADY IS NOT THE GIRLIEST OF GIRLY GIRLS

  I belong to MyPoints.  They send you e-mail ads.  (I’ll explain about MyPoints later in this post.) The subject line for this one was Today Only! Shop the philosophy collection at QVC. I’m thinking on the lines of Nietzsche or metaphysics. Imagine my disappointment when I find it is a line of skincare products.…

THIS FAT OLD LADY HAS BEEN HOOKING

  Yup, I’ve been hooking. A lot. And I’d like to make some money at it. I do it Japanese-style. Amigurumi. For those who are not up on their Japanese: Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small, usually cute stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures. The word is derived from a combination of the Japanese words ami, meaning crocheted or knitted, and nuigurumi,…

THIS FAT OLD LADY GETS RELIGION

  Well, maybe not religion but I sure am a fan of a bunch of gods I found on NetFlix. Just finished watching the New Zealand TV series The Almighty Johnsons, and oh my do I love it.  For the accents, if nothing else. But there’s a lot more to love than just those fabulous…

THIS FAT OLD LADY WANTS TO RUN AWAY TO ST. MARIE

  St. Marie Island. In the Caribbean. Only, it doesn’t exist. Rats. It’s the make-believe locale of a wonderful British TV show called Death in Paradise. It is good old fashioned detective show at its best.  Right down to the gathering of all of the suspects at the end for the announcement of who and…

THIS FAT OLD LADY DODGES A BULLET

    Okay.  Not a bullet. A show. Being cast in a show. First, I hope nobody thinks this is sour grapes.  Because it truly is not.  I would have been honored to have been cast in this show, and the people who were cast are fabulously talented and will be fabulous in the show.…