First Fall Friday Free-for-all

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First Fall Friday Free-for-all

Happy First Day of Fall, y’all! The Autum­nal Equinox hap­pened at 4:02 pm EST today. We can now look for­ward to shorter days and longer nights, and Hal­loween candy that is already on sale on store shelves every­where. Where I live, we also get to look for­ward to apple fes­ti­vals, pump­kin pick­ing, and vibrant col­ors all around as the leaves change before falling off for the winter.

Update from last week’s post: all of my cats have got­ten over their ill­ness, thank God and thank you to any­one who offered up a prayer on their behalf! Even old Zeke is back to his usual self, here he is snug­gled up with my dog, Bel­lah, on my bed.

[cap­tion id=“attachment_101152” align=“aligncenter” width=“300”] Zeke the Cat and Bel­lah the Dog — cud­dle buddies[/caption]

Bel­lah is the mother of my pup­pies, she had six last Octo­ber and we kept four, two boys and two girls. My two girl pup­pies got spayed last week and have fully recov­ered and are back to play­ing hap­pily with their brothers.

I know they say you can’t catch a cold or what­ever from your cats, but I sure caught some­thing from some­where as I am now deal­ing with an upper res­pi­ra­tory thing of my own. I just hope my fam­ily doesn’t catch it.

And, of course, the world con­tin­ues doing that spinny thing that it does, so here are some links:

Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump returned to New York and gave a stel­lar speech at the UN the other day. Fausta has a nice sum­mary right here at Da Tech Guy Blog.

Our lovely First Lady, Mela­nia Trump, dressed beau­ti­fully for her husband’s big UN speech, as you can see by vis­it­ing MOTUS for today’s FLO­TUS Fri­day post.

Some lunatic woman made a huge nasty scene at a restau­rant over the pres­ence of a veteran’s ser­vice dog, and the restau­rant has turned the embar­rass­ing inci­dent into an oppor­tu­nity to do some­thing good.

The answer is YES: Jim Hoft asks an impor­tant ques­tion.

Curb your human: Hepati­tis A Out­break in San Diego linked to peo­ple poop­ing on the streets.

Being a fat loser who is an “idiot” is no excuse to behead a per­son, no mat­ter what some shifty defense lawyer says. Pamela Geller has the story about this ludi­crous claim from her would be assassin’s attorney.

Mel Brooks outs him­self as a fel­low thought crim­i­nal.

Gore­Bull Warm­ing Hoax — The sci­ence is set­tled! No so fast…

Related: Da Tech Guy on weather/​climate models

Deja Vu? His­tory does repeat, appar­ently, and that is ay okay in this case!

The fact is, if you are too young to remem­ber what it was like when Ronald Rea­gan was Pres­i­dent, don’t worry.

You know exactly what it was like — even if you weren’t born yet.

Because we’re liv­ing it all over again. READ THE WHOLE THING

I hope you all have a nice week­end and that you enjoy the begin­ning of this beau­ti­ful new season.

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MJ Steven­son, AKA Zilla, is best known on the web as Zilla at MareZilla​.com. She lives in a wood­land shack near a creek, in one of those rural parts of New York State that nobody knows or cares about, with her fam­ily and a large pack of guardian com­pan­ion ani­mals.

Happy First Day of Fall, y’all! The Autumnal Equinox happened at 4:02 pm EST today. We can now look forward to shorter days and longer nights, and Halloween candy that is already on sale on store shelves everywhere. Where I live, we also get to look forward to apple festivals, pumpkin picking, and vibrant colors all around as the leaves change before falling off for the winter.

Update from last week’s post: all of my cats have gotten over their illness, thank God and thank you to anyone who offered up a prayer on their behalf! Even old Zeke is back to his usual self, here he is snuggled up with my dog, Bellah, on my bed.

Zeke the Cat and Bellah the Dog – cuddle buddies

Bellah is the mother of my puppies, she had six last October and we kept four, two boys and two girls. My two girl puppies got spayed last week and have fully recovered and are back to playing happily with their brothers.

I know they say you can’t catch a cold or whatever from your cats, but I sure caught something from somewhere as I am now dealing with an upper respiratory thing of my own. I just hope my family doesn’t catch it.

And, of course, the world continues doing that spinny thing that it does, so here are some links:

President Donald Trump returned to New York and gave a stellar speech at the UN the other day. Fausta has a nice summary right here at Da Tech Guy Blog.

Our lovely First Lady, Melania Trump, dressed beautifully for her husband’s big UN speech, as you can see by visiting MOTUS for today’s FLOTUS Friday post.

Some lunatic woman made a huge nasty scene at a restaurant over the presence of a veteran’s service dog, and the restaurant has turned the embarrassing incident into an opportunity to do something good.

The answer is YES: Jim Hoft asks an important question.

Curb your human: Hepatitis A Outbreak in San Diego linked to people pooping on the streets.

Being a fat loser who is an “idiot” is no excuse to behead a person, no matter what some shifty defense lawyer says. Pamela Geller has the story about this ludicrous claim from her would be assassin’s attorney.

Mel Brooks outs himself as a fellow thought criminal.

GoreBull Warming Hoax – The science is settled! No so fast…

Related: Da Tech Guy on weather/climate models

Deja Vu? History does repeat, apparently, and that is ay okay in this case! 

The fact is, if you are too young to remember what it was like when Ronald Reagan was President, don’t worry.

You know exactly what it was like — even if you weren’t born yet.

Because we’re living it all over again.   READ THE WHOLE THING

I hope you all have a nice weekend and that you enjoy the beginning of this beautiful new season.

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MJ Stevenson, AKA Zilla, is best known on the web as Zilla at MareZilla.com. She lives in a woodland shack near a creek, in one of those rural parts of New York State that nobody knows or cares about, with her family and a large pack of guardian companion animals.