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Patty Kimerer

Great contraptions I should have invented

You see it every day. Modernization. Innovation. Conceptualization. You know, new crap. Happens each new dawn in America. And Canada. And the Motherland. And ... well, you get the idea — the earth dwellers are a pretty smart bunch of cookies. That’s why nothing unveiled, released, ...

Spring snow shows 2021 is as sneaky as 2020

So... it happened in the waning hours of the evening of April 20. One by one, they glacially gathered — silently, secretly and under the dark sheath of night as their cover and shield. They’re sneaky like that — cold-hearted critters They kept calling out to their little frigid pals to ...

Let’s take a stroll down food, er, memory, lane

It’s amazing, really, what triggers memories in the humans. Frankly, even the faintest of feels can spark total recall in the average earth-dweller. At least, that’s what I’ve noticed in my 53 years of observing, I dunno, about a gazillion or so of them. I mean, give or take a zillion, ...

Adversity builds character and dippy proverbs

You know how they say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger? I think that’s true. You know how they say adversity is the foundation of virtue? I think that’s also pretty accurate. I mean, after all, it’s like they ALSO say: “Into every life, a little rain must fall.” Right? ...

Answer: Chocolate; Question: Uh, um — yum?

I like chocolate. I like it ... a lot. We’ve been seeing each other for a very long time now. As long as I can remember, actually. And, I’m not going to lie, it’s gotten pretty serious. Our relationship has truly been one of the greatest sources of warmth and joy, consistently, over ...

Spending COVID-19 birthday on an island

So, yesterday I finished my 52nd rotation of the sun. Started the old 53rd. It’s funny how, the older you get, the less you care about outwardly observing the day you made your big debut to the other humans, no? Well, that’s how it is for THIS human, anyway. I’d much rather celebrate ...