Say “OO-oo”—it’s a child’s imitation of a cuckoo clock.
A friend started a fundraiser for Wendi to get a wheelchair accessible van. Please donate if you can. We’re also exploring additional funding options. Here’s the link: https://gofund.me/d8fcea66
Sunday, May 22, 2022
Our sweet Olivia passed away unexpectedly last night. We found her lifeless on the floor this morning, next to Wendi’s chair. She was already cold.
Olivia slept most of the day yesterday but seemed okay. It’s common for cats to sleep a lot. She was up and down, ate and drank and used the litter box, and seemed quite contented. I recall her purring on the top of my chair last night.
Wendi heard her growling and hissing at one point in the night, but soon she was quiet, so she thought everything was okay.
We’ve had two cats put down before, but Olivia was the only one to die at home. We only had her for a short time, less than five months, but we gave her lots of love, and she had a good life while she was with us.
(More may be added to this story.)
other than what appears below
Oo’s Picture Place is fully up to date for now. All of the original pictures (2004 and earlier) have finally been restored, and I’ve added photos from 2020, 2021, and 2022. There probably won’t be very much from any years that are missing, but even those won’t be posted for some time.
Oo’s Writings has been caught up since April 21 of this year. Find the latest additions at the Old “News” Posts page.
I’ve added a new link to an old site, at the bottom of the Laughs cover page. Since most people will never spot it, I’ve decided to post it here too:
Weird “oo” site (was featured in USA Today on November 17, 1998)
In addition, I’ve added the following pages, from stuff I found in my files:
from July 3, 2022
|14,505||days since Wendi and I were married
(October 16, 1982)
|3,998||days since Joe (our son) and Elizabeth were married
(July 23, 2011)
|1,009||days since my retirement
(September 28, 2019)
|645||days until the next total solar eclipse in the U.S.
(April 8, 2024)