Reginald MacGuffin, I Miss You

I’m at a loss for words. Last Thursday evening Reggie’s health had deteriorated so much and there was so many health problems and he was so miserable, that I had to make the awful decision, but I think the best for him, to have him put to sleep. I had intended to write more tonight, [...]

Hospitals and Earthquakes

I was up most of last night with a very sick Reggie. I finally got him to settle down by curling up with him on the couch…where we kind of-sort of really didn’t sleep. This morning he seemed a little better and the vet’s gave me some medication for him, but by mid-afternoon [...]

Snow Dog

Last year I shared a picture of the huge snow elephant some people built. The same people, about 1.5 blocks from my parent’s home, built a snow dog and bone this year. Wow!

Snow Dog with his Bone

Emma, 2009/10 (Part 2)

I continued to enjoy the latest adaptation of Emma; thank goodness for low expectations! I’d like to watch the un-cut version of the show before really passing judgment, but this adaptation was better than what we were subjected to two years ago.

It’s not perfect, but they did add some touching scenes between Emma and her [...]


Last Sunday my computer was invaded by the Vundo Trojan Horse. This is a nasty, nasty thing and it burrows into your computer. I have been running scans all week to make sure it was killed off. I employed MalwareBytes, Kaspersky, and the tools available at According to all these programs, Vundo is finally [...]


I wrote this post three weeks ago, but never got it posted. It’s about the night the sewage backed up into my house. It’s also about a picture of Reggie backing up. Since this happened a few weeks ago, I don’t know why I’m posting it other than posterity for me and Reggie’s picture is [...]