Category Archives: Matthew

Sunday tales: moose.

Back in the day when Younger Son was even younger, we acquired a moose puppet that he named Bradley. Bradley J. Moose, if you are not into that brevity thing. (Name the source of that quote.) Bradley became a sort … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Matthew, Smokey, Tales of The Kat | 5 Comments

Stuff on a Thursday. And some rants. But rants in a different key.

Younger Son is all signed up to be a poll worker in Minneapolis at the August 11 primary, plus the November 3 general election. I am not signed up to be a poll worker, unlike pretty much every election since … Continue reading

Posted in Matthew, Racism | 5 Comments

Things on a Thursday.

First of all, have you heard about Umbrella Man*? The St Paul police have issued a warrant this week for his arrest but have not named him as of this writing, UM made an appearance on this very blog back … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Coronavirus, Matthew, Minneapolis | 3 Comments

Suddenly Sunday (again).

This past week was the third anniversary of Milady joining our pack. She is such a happy and chill dog (except during thunderstorms, 4th of July, and hunting season). In spite of being chill, however, she is the alpha dog … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Jonesy, Matthew, Milady, Polk County politics, YouTube | 4 Comments

Non-typical Tuesday.

I struggled with what I wanted to post today. On one hand is the coronavirus, which has been occupying this blog since March 9. On the other is the murder of George Floyd and the righteous anger, non-righteous destruction, and … Continue reading

Posted in Matthew, Minneapolis | 6 Comments

Bombing the yarn.

Yarn bomb! “Came for the sex weasels, stayed for the birds in teeny sweaters…” x There is compassion and generosity in Minneapolis. Click through to see the diaper mountain: The scale of giving in Minneapolis right now – with basically … Continue reading

Posted in LInks knitting, Matthew, Minneapolis | 3 Comments

Freaky Friday.

As much as I hate the expression, “Somebody has too much time on their hands,” it was made for this video. There was this in Pennsylvania. Younger Son sent this video of what was happening early Wednesday evening over by … Continue reading

Posted in Matthew, Minneapolis, Silliness, YouTube | 5 Comments


Subway somewhere. Cat and banana. Cat catches mouse. Cats talk. Dear Diary And now, some non-feline humor… Barbies. “Egg-based clique culture.” The dragon and the grape. The Vivaglory New Sports Style Ripstop Dog Life Jacket. All the other dinosaurs are … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Links, Matthew | 5 Comments

The news in brief.

There are three what appear to be yearling trumpeter swans cruising the open water on our lake. I don’t remember ever seeing trumpeters before. Also one Canada goose. Have seen way too many of those over the years. Far too … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew, Matthew, Miscellaneous | 7 Comments

Fotography Friday.

Posted in Fotography Friday, Matthew, Photography | 7 Comments