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wnylib's Journal
wnylib's Journal
October 30, 2022

Bubble catchers

October 26, 2022

NPR news is leaning heavily into criticism

of Fetterman in last night's debate, saying that Democrats are reassessing their ability to win in PA due to Fetterman's "obvious" difficulty in speaking. They sounded so upbeat in reporting on this that I half expected to hear the report end with "Yay Oz."

What are other media saying?

October 18, 2022

Strange instructions on supermarket beef.

Did some shopping today and noticed something on a package of beef that I have not seen before. Maybe it's been there and I just never noticed.

The package had a warning that said, "Do not microwave while in original packaging."

Really? People need to be warned about that? I am guessing that the warning is there because someone has done it before.

Oh my.

October 8, 2022

Smart animals

October 3, 2022

Ember the cat freaked out over a skeleton today.

I bought a skeleton to put on the outside of my door. It has a skull with sunken eyes, arms with bony fingers, and a raggedy, gauzy, orange and black material draped over it.

When it moves, the eyes light up in a flashing Satanic glow and it makes groaning sounds.

When I took it out of the bag at home, the movement activated it. Ember was on the window sill and perked up immediately. So I walked over to let her see it, which caused the glowing eyes and groaning to continue as I walked. She arched her back and turned sideways, ready to attack.

But when I stood still, the action stopped, so she stretched her neck out to sniff it. She stared into its eyes, close enough that her nose touched and triggered the eyes and groaning. Instant jump backwards. But then I could see her body language change as she mustered up her courage and moved in on the flashing eyes as if to say, "Huh! I am not afraid of you."

She got close and stood her ground until it stopped. Then she laid down on the window sill. "Some monster. Didn't even try to hit me when I stared it down. I think I'll take a nap."

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