More in a couple days….borderline in flux….

RFLKRNEW1472There will or rather should be more by Saturday of this week. We…..meaning TheRoyalBadnesses and I are dealing with those, who the girls refer to as ‘those crazy humans’.

Hence when there are more details, will post those in the next couple days….

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And again we now wait…

RFLKRNEW1419Well this month is going to be a make or break one. If only due to a couple issues, that in their own way tie into each other. Which while interesting, is something that is causing little flips in the pipes.

The first one has to do with finding a new place. I will not play this one out here, because that is what those who have no plan or freaking idea of what they are doing will do. What I can and will say is that ..we are on the hunt and if something were to happen to Rae, Marty and I in the interim….we have an attorney. Actually 2 of them. Not bad for someone some may assume does not have those type of connections.

As for the second….it has to do with the results of blood work RFLKRNEW1427done last Friday. We had an anomoly show up in the last test done before a visit with Todd the nephrologist. Hence, another test. If that proves to be not a glitch, but a serious issue, then we have some decisions to make. One of those could cause a benefit in the one mentioned in the previous paragraph. Consider that something akin to a good lottery ticket.

Sorry this is short, but it is that time of year. Heat on the PC etc. But I have not neglected what is being done here.But other items have taken precedence. When those become mitigated or resolved, then this can rock and roll as before.

RFLKRNEW1436Oh yeah….there is something to be said about being around those who have helped me keep the level head, so to speak during all of this. This accounts for the other purpose with the pics here, aside from keeping an eye on the diet. The really does go for one particular person, who I call ‘Momcat’s Fave’, because Rae wants me to be with this person. And as I had said in postings elsewhere….’No Her….No Me’. Which is to say if this person and I did not meet, something says that I would have become blase to the idea of progress. No hype, just the fact.

 

 

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So with that, we have reached another denoement. Til next month or sooner…..from the land of the colourtini….enjoy the words as the pics fly through the air.

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Potential for some headwinds on the horizon…..

RFLKRNEW1396It has been a little while since this was last updated and that was and is my fault. For the most part, this had to do with an issue of the connection in the flat being, well……flat. As this is being written, it is coming back, so one can take some solace in that fact. The other reason has to do with a couple issues in flux.

While I am loathe to deal with this in the open, so to speak…what it comes down to is that the landlord has done some things which only a Gordon Gecko or Ebeneezer Scrooge would find acceptable. So we…meaning the cats and I are working with some folks who I trust, help us secure a new place to call home. As well as to set up the tutoring shop, as well as watch the Chiefs, Chargers and Renaissance DVD’s in *S*.

There is a health component in this, which is a little more worrisome. 8 years post from RFLKRNEW1402the diagnosis of Congestive Heart Faliure and we are now reaching a ‘golden moment’. Which is to say….if we get to 9, 10 etc post….the expectancy after can be for a max of about 15 or so. I will not discuss the ‘if not’ because that is something a little too dark to contemplate. And it would also hurt some folks who I have come to be rather close to. Hence the visit with Steve the Cardio on 6/1 is hyper-important, without the attendant hype that would be connected to anything that is entertainment related.

Before closing out…the above mentioned folks who would be hurt if yours truly were to all of a sudden depart, include a person who I call ‘Momcat’s Fave’. WHY? This is because Rachel my oldest has her ears up when she hears the person’s voice in a video, or sees her pics and gives me the look of ‘Mom this is who Marty and I want you with!!!’ Who am I to argue….after all Rae and I have been together longer than many married human couples I know.

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And with that…..hoping to post some good news mid month. As always…….from the land of the colourtini….enjoy the words as the pics fly through the air.

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A mini update ..and testing out the mobile app

This one may or may not have pics….depending on how this mobile version works. But let’s see whst happens.

Recently….there was a visit with one of the ‘gang of five’ and if it was not mentioned previous, my nutrionist was happy with the overall progress. More or less still on target with the diet…which is a great thing, with all that has been going on in the background. As well as having all those installations of firms, whose products are geared towards sabotaging the diets of many. Which I avoid like Rae and Marty want to avoid the vet (even though they like the docs and the assistants at the one down the block…mentioning this around the flat gets me series of dirty looks).

Speaking of the little ones….we celebrated Rae’s birthday a bit early. In addition to her fave foods….we watched ‘Field Of Dreams’…the movie where she got her name. Yep…..Rae Kinsella. So….that one famous speech is going to be uttered for a few more days😊

So that is what is new for now, albeit via the mobile setting. Hopefully…will ., when the squirrels are gone…and the heat has lessened…will post more in the usual vein…..

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….and now things are close to sane….

RFLKRNEW1322There are some who may notice that the title/subject line here bears a slight resemblance to the name of an old Genesis album. The one in question being ‘…….and then there were three….’. Considering all that has happened, in some ways, this is rather apt.

Let’s start with the fact that Marty has for all intents completely recovered from a cleaning/minor surgery on the ears. ‘Recovered’ meaning that she is now being her old self….running, waking me up at odd hours, playfighting with Rae and of course interfering with me when I am online. This after a few weeks of dispensing medications, with the human version of the local urgent care on speed dial, just in case I was turned into hamburger. On the latter, this means jumping in my lap and not moving, rendering any chance of typing or updating moot. Around here a sure sign she was recovering was when her ears were up when any of the Renaissance CD’s or DVD’s…let alone other fave music around here was on the CD player.

 

Secondly, the issue with the humans who are running this complex are still going on. NewMarty2Rather than openly and blatantly discusss this on this page [and in doing so, possibly upsetting my attorney] let’s just say that even though they are doing things in a rather insane fashion in the name of greed…..stupid, insane, Gordon Gecko-level greed…that there are some rules in place, thanks to the authorities which can put the brakes on the dastardly and malevolent deeds done by these ‘crazy humans’, as my cats would call them.

Lastly….as I had mentioned to the little ones and Momcat’s Fave….there was a meeting with the local rep of a comapny which helps folks advance their ideas to ‘corporate America’. What was said cannot be stated openly, but it seems that some may look at someone like yours truly a tad askance, if they have come up with/engineered [on paper at least]a modification of a current product. I suspect the looks were based on [and not what some may think, we are beyond that…and anyone who does think along those lines….well as would be said in Brooklyn….’TO HELL WITH THEM’] the fact that I am not an engineer or even took training as such, even though I have an FCC 3rd Class licence from years back, which is still valid, etc. Oh well, there are workarounds.

RFLKRNEW1321Oh yes, I did say I did mention this to the kitties and a person I call ‘Momcat’s Fave’. This is someone who Rae wants to see around here, due to the fact that when I talk about this friend or when Rae is on the couch and sees the person’s pic…she gives the look of ‘Mom…..this person is one You need to be around to be happy’. I am far from going to argue with the cat who knows me better than any other human does. In addition to some rather interesting common threads, which has not been the case with a lot of humans and myself in YEARS, Momcat’s Fave and I are both cat parents, which is reason enough. Makes it all the easier to communicate or use my fave band’s music or lyrics as underpinnings for tastefully done videos sent out.[with a few more in the offing…..thank goodness Ren and others wrote darn good material] If one is wondering, due to a deep sense of respect, no names are going to be mentioned, if only because that would not make sense….and Rae would kill me if I did *S* Also, in this regard, it is just common sense not to give every detail about what is going on…oversharing as it were.

 

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So that is it….and we now get ready for more visits with members of the Gang of Five. And those results will be discussed on the next go round from here. Til then…..from the land of the colouritini…..enjoy the words as the pics fly through the air…

 

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A quick medical update re: Marty……The MoMo Mojo is back on the road *S*

NewMarty6All this will be quick, albeit a tad late. But Marty is back on the mend. She recently had a problem with the left ear and after a couple trips to the vet, she is back doing what she normally does. Which is…..run like mad, wake me up at 3,4,5 and 6am….AND plot with Rae to take over the world.

In the meantime, this also means meds several times a day, making sure she takes them and….well keeping the human urgent care on speed dial. After all, she looks innocent, but has fangs that would give a Black and Decker or Homelite chainsaw a run for it’s money *S*

 

Do I mind????Hell no…and other cat parents in the extended family will tell you the following: the little ones are FAMILY and hence…….they are treated like they were our children. Sometimes, they act a little better than the human types *S*

 

There will be more later….but the MoMo Mojo is back to her old self and will soon be back, when that season comes…..be ready to ride on ‘Air Coryell’ again*S*

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One has to hope that…..

RFLKRNEW1287More often than not, that is a phrase that can be connected to the concept of one making resolutions.  As in ‘One has to hope that’ or ‘One can only hope that’ things or people will improve on things in the main, with a new year that comes around. BUT…….as others brighter than I [meaning Rachel and Marissa] have pointed out….’humans will only improve on things, when their individual self interests are served’. In that regard, they are not talking about the members of their large and growing extended family,  which is a diverse group of persons….excellent folks in their own rights….but they are talking in terms of others who are ‘human in name only’, if that makes sense.

This is not a cynical view, it is one of those sad realities of dealing with this modern life, which was predicted by writers as varied as Serling, Chayefsky, Bradbury, Atwood,  Johnson and others. They saw many years ago that for some reason, the human contract..as in the public version or those among close friends…is just something that is a ‘feel good’ talking point. Something to make one feel as though they are doing good, but really it covers up a series of failings. Yep….yours truly used to engage in that line of thinking….but when one does have those funny little medical issues like what happened here, as well as being in a position over time where one is an example to others…..then yeah, one gets the point that talk and platitudes are cheap. Doing the right thing because it is that, without seeking some type of emotional reward or otherwise…while hard work in itself is more logical over the long term, benefits more and to be honest…..is more satisfying. With the dopemine release being the same as the other, but more legitimate.

By the way, this sort of connects to another little social issue, which has to do with those RFLKRNEW1286out there who want to say who is legitimate and who is not, based on some type of visible status …or for that matter gaming the system so a status may seem like an item worthy of an entitlement. There are a few people on my friends list who, like yours truly, have medical issues that, while are rather serious and prevent some things from being done…does not mean that the person is any less valid as a fellow human. Let alone does not mean they are worthy of being seen as ‘not real’ or ‘not disabled’ etc.  In actual point of fact, there are quite a few items that cannot be seen openly, but we work with them…and thrive in spite of same. ‘Thrive’ even with what is going on not having a good public relations department or not having some shallow celebrity shilling for the issue to show they are a ‘good person’.  Just remember that in this new year, if one is going to try to improve their view of their fellow person, one way to do this is to not treat someone as less human because they do not fit some visceral, myopic view of what their malady is….or try to pigeonhole same into areas where [SIC] ‘…the person would be more comfortable’. In that stead, the ‘comfort’ is more about the bigoted jerk who thinks that way and less about the person affected.

 

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So that is it for now.  Yep there will be another next month after this has past…..work has come in and gone and then the plotting for what to do for next month for one of those humans who Rachel the Momcat would like to see around her, Marty and Yours Truly. So til then…….From the land of the colourtini……enjoy the words as the pics fly through the air….

 

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