Down One Cat

Temporarily.

Zooty and Rebo are 15 years old now and are starting to show some wear and tear. Rebo is recently on blood pressure medication (older kidney problems led to high blood pressure which led to thickening of the heart wall which lead to a heart murmur); Zooty is hyperthyrodial.

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Feeling the Love browser extension

Heart

I was curious about writing browser extensions so I decided to put together a simple one for Google’s Chrome browser.

Some time back, Ryan Freebern, a friend who put together the first decent layout for UVFood.com, released a bit of Javascript called Falling in Love, which would decorate your browser with falling hearts. You know, for Valentine’s.

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Happy 100th, Julia Child

I have two favorite memories of Julia Child, neither of which involves Saturday Night Live.

The first was spotting her at the Porter Square Shaw’s supermarket just before Thanksgiving. Later I heard that she always did her Thanksgiving grocery shopping there herself. I saw a couple of people run up to her, stare for a bit and then run away. I thought it best to let her shop in peace. I could swear she was examining a can of Maxwell House coffee when I saw her.

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