Category Archives: Kulka

Tuesday: Hili dialogue

Welcome to the Cruelest Day: Tuesday, and it’s September 22, 2020: the day of the autumnal equinox, otherwise known as the first day of Fall. It starts at 8:30 a.m. Chicago time, just two hours from this posting. In the southern hemisphere, of course, it’s the vernal equinox. Yes, summer is over here, and it […]

Monday: Hili dialogue

Good morning at the start of what promises to be another lousy week of this curséd year:  it’s Monday, September 21,. 2020. I am deeply dispirited with all the bad news and the promise (?) of a long, miserable, and isolated fall and winter, with nothing good in the offing. Posting may be light today. […]

Saturday: Hili dialogue

RIP, RBG. More on the late esteemed justice below, and see the thread from yesterday evening. Back to business. Arrrrrr, maties! It’s Caturday: September 19, 2020, and National Butterscotch Pudding Day. It’s also International Eat an Apple Day, International Red Panda Day, National Gymnastics Day, and (ayyyyye!) International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Kiss the […]

Wednesday: Hili dialogue

Top of the morning and middle of the week to you: it’s Wednesday, September 16, 2020, and Peach Pie Day. You’ll be lucky if you get some this week!  It’s also National Guacamole Day, National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day, World Play-Doh Day, National Collect Rocks Day, and Mexican Independence Day (“Cry of Dolores“; see below). […]

Tuesday: Hili dialogue

‘Tis the cruelest day of the week: Tuesday, and September 15, 2020. It’s National Linguine Day:  make mine with clams and lots of garlic, olive oil, and parsley. It’s also National Cheese Toast Day, National Double Cheeseburger Day, National Crème de Menthe Day, Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie Day (WTF?), Greenpeace Day (see below), Day, and […]

Sunday: Hili dialogue

It’s Ceiling Cat’s Day: September 13, 2020. Remember, cats weren’t made for the Sabbath; the Sabbath was made for cats. It’s National Peanut Day, as well as  International Chocolate Day, Snack a Pickle Day, Bald is Beautiful Day, National Defy Superstition Day, and, in Africa, the UK, and Latin America, Roald Dahl Day. It’s also Fortune […]

Saturday: Hili dialogue (and Leon monologue)

We’re into the weekend, and fall is coming on strong, as: it’s Saturday, September 12, 2020, National Chocolate Milkshake Day. It’s also International Drive Your Studebaker Day (does anybody have one?), National Iguana Awareness Day, Aunt’s Day (which aunt?), Video Games Day, and National Day of Encouragement, whatever that’s for. News of the Day: Don’t […]

Friday: Hili dialogue

TCCIF: Thank Ceiling Cat it’s Friday! It’s September 11, 2020,a day of remembrance. It’s also National Hot Cross Buns Day. I could use one or two, as it’s 5:30 am and I am HUNGRY! (I almost never eat breakfast.) It’s also National Emergency Responders Day, Make Your Bed Day (I always do; I think it’s […]

Tuesday: Hili dialogue

Hola, everyone. It’s  a very rainy Tuesday, September 8, 2020.  Good weather for ducks! National Date-Nut Bread Day, celebrating a toothsome snack. It’s also International Literacy Day, Star Trek Day, World Physical Therapy Day, and National Pledge of Allegiance Day, marking the date in 1892 when the Pledge first appeared in the children’s magazine The Youth’s […]

Monday: Hili dialogue

Good morning! It’s Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2020 (a holiday in the U.S., and it’s National Beer Lover’s Day, again with an apostrophe implying that only one beer lover is being feted. It’s also National Salami Day (goes well with beer), National Acorn Squash Day (doesn’t go well with anything), and Grandma Moses Day, […]