How Do You Do It?

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Unless you are living under 2 rocks and a plastic bag, you know that the world is full of bad, sad, and generally depressing things right now (perhaps this has always been the case, but that’s an argument for another day).    It feels like it’s becoming more and more difficult to have a conversation without it becoming politically charged… Read more »

Loving Day

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Normally my “holiday” posts are fun little ditties about celebrating pickles or something equally silly.  Today is a little different.  Today is Loving day. This isn’t about loving your neighbor- as much as we all should do that!  Today is about a young couple in love named Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving.  They fell in love and decided to get… Read more »

An Open Letter to Republicans

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I know a lot of you.  I used to be one of you.  I know that, for the most part, you are sane, rational people.  You aren’t a Nazi or white supremacists.  You believe in upholding the entire Constitution (not just the 2nd Amendment).  You know our strongest allies include Germany and Canada.  You know that grabbing people by their crotches… Read more »

Hug your Cat!

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Even a first time visitor to Knotty Things will notice a feline motif.   Even my logo, which I helped design, highlights my love of kitties.  So, today I’m combining my weekly musings with my weekly fun holiday post because today is Hug Your Cat day! Now, there are some folks out there who do not believe that hugging a cat… Read more »

It’s Getting Old

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It’s getting old- this having to defend my position on any “hot button” topic.  Don’t get me wrong- I’m all for debate and the exchange of ideas when it’s done in a calm, respectful position. I often state that I want, in fact welcome, commentary and I truly mean that as long as it’s done in a mature manner. However,… Read more »

Hamburger Day

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Today is National Hamburger day!  What would any backyard barbecue or fast food joint be without this staple of the American diet?  I bet a lot of you are having burgers today! Of course there are as many variations on the hamburger as there are people.  Some folks prefer a gourmet version with tons of crazy toppings and some of… Read more »