Look for the helpers. Then help them.

One thing I’ve typically done well is filling gaps in services, looking for unmet needs. Right now, I have a lot of balls in the air because the needs are seemingly endless. These are projects where modest donations can have a big impact. Here are some ways to help your neighbors. Help animals. Help veterans. […]

Day 32

KDKA kittens

It is clear from this series of diary posts that my ability to county is not on-point. We started our quarantine/self-isolating on March 17, 2020. That’s when Laura was told to work from home and when the City and County orders were in effect. So today is day 32. Our fifth week of hunkering down […]

Ten Things I’ve Learned Trying Out Facebook Live From Our Home

I made Facebook live videos

For some reason, it seemed like a whimsical treat to start making Facebook Live videos from our home.  They aren’t particularly good videos, but they are sincere. I just sort of plop myself down somewhere and start talking. No notes, no script, occasional cat interruptions. It seems like a good time to try out Facebook […]

Daily Dose of #QuarantineCats Sunday March 29, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today’s clip features our feral kitties, Oksana (gray and white) and Mx Pajamas (black) on our […]

Daily Dose of #QuarantineCats Saturday March 28, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today we again feature Maisel who seems to love the camera. She’s lying on this fleece/fur […]

Daily Does of #QuarantineCats Friday, March 27, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today’s clip features five-month-old Maisel who has discovered birdwatching! You can watch her wriggle with excitement […]

Daily Dose of Quarantine Cats: Thursday, March 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today’s clip features our two newest foster kittens, five month old siblings, Stefano DiMera and Spencer […]

Daily Dose of #QuarantineCats Wednesday, March 23, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today’s clip again features Maisel and Lennon playing on the sofa with guest appearances from Kinzua […]

Daily Dose of Critter Cam: Monday, March 23, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today’s clip features a very special guest – the red dot. This is essentially a long […]

Daily Dose of Critter Cam: Sunday, March 22, 2020

Pittsburgh Cats and Dogs

These are difficult times. Our crew wants to help so I’m going to try to regularly post brief video snippets from the assorted four-footed residents of our house including our pets, fosters, the ferals, our dog, and occasional guests. Today’s clip feature Maisel and Lennon wrestling on the sofa while Kinzua looks on with disdain. […]