Thinking, feeling, emotional beings

I think animals mourn. In fact, I would bet on it. I’m not sure how many studies have been done on this topic. I’ve read some articles, sporadically over the years, of people who have researched this subject. But I’ve

I tot I saw a flippin’ puddy tat

While I don’t necessarily like to be either one of these things, I am very fond of flabbergasted and flummoxed. To surprise greatly, and, to be completely perplexed. Respectively. They may go hand in hand. “I was flabbergasted by the

Sneaking up right in front of our eyes.

I had never heard of Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz before today. I happened upon a quote of his, which, for some reason, caught my attention. At some point in his long-ago life, he said: “The backbone of surprise is