Monthly Archives: February 2015

Caturday – Exploring Diabetes Without Owls

This is Jasper, enjoying life again. Thursday we took him to the mobile vet bus to hopefully get him a shot for his┬ádermatitis. They weighed him and we discovered that he had lost over a pound in six weeks. That’s … Continue reading

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His was the Most…Human

Leonard Nimoy has passed away. “We are assembled here today to pay final respects to our honored dead… Of my friend, I can only say this: of all the souls I have encountered in my travels, his was the most… … Continue reading

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One of the Reasons I Can’t Get Anything Done Today

Amy the Formerly Feral Kitten was laying next to Jasper on the bed in the Man Cave. He left and she immediately became distressed. So I gave her a couple pets. Soon she was jumping back and forth between my … Continue reading

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A Stunning Loss to All of Us

Sometime yesterday, three young men from our local high school were killed in an auto accident. This high school seems cursed. I was told that in there has been a death every year for the last five years. That’s a … Continue reading

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Caturday – We All Look a Little Scraggly Sometimes

Yeah, Jasper looks horrible in this horrible picture but you know, he’s old. He does look a little bit terrible. He pees about six-seven times a day and drinks gallons of water, he used to poop like an elephant and … Continue reading

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We Are…The Talking Dead

Yup, that’s pretty much it. A few years ago I wrote a post criticizing the Walking Dead (http://jeroljohnson.org/2012/03/29/i-got-99-problems-but-carl-aint-one/). It was during the wretched season two and I predicted that the show would tank unless they fixed their writing problems. Well, … Continue reading

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Apply 19000 tablespoons of Salt

Here’s the water catastrophe as reported yesterday by the Minot Daily News. I saw it on KFYR-TV last night as well. In terms of spills this is only average but once the media picks these up from the ND State … Continue reading

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Sowed with Salt

Yesterday my brother and my cousin got phone calls from an oil company representative. Salt water had been spilled/leaked at the well near our farmstead and had spread onto some farm land on its way to a nearby slough. Uff … Continue reading

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Played it ‘Til My Fingers Bled

I’ve tried a few times since breaking my ankle to get back into the groove on teaching myself guitar. For the first eight months or so it was pretty much a wash because you can’t play with one leg elevated. … Continue reading

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Caturday – the Valentine’s Box

War has erupted in our peaceful homeland and shreds of cardboard are flying. My wife opened her Valentine’s gift box this morning (cast iron cookware and a Sherlock t-shirt). The cats saw it differently. They had a box. A new … Continue reading

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