Lifelong Learning, Exercise For The Mind

by Kevin Burton    Had some fun last week speculating about new hobbies that could take the place of fantasy football, should that pastime drive me too crazy.    I was picking from a list of 50 hobbies for seniors on the website 55places.com. A few of the hobbies, such as axe throwing, were laughable …

Freedom-Loving Animals Face Obstacles

by Kevin Burton    In my zeal to bring you the most up-to-date news about our two cats, I’m afraid I’ve been lax in reporting on the rest of the animal kingdom.    I sincerely apologize for this, though I am sure you can understand how it could happen. But not to fear, your wait …

The Burtons Make Room For Two

by Kevin Burton     Four mouths to feed on a Sunday morning. Four heartbeats on the second floor.     It’s the morning after the big move and our two new cats seem to be at home already. Yes, two new cats.     Making their Page 7 debut today are Ronnie and Gabbie. That Ronnie is …

Purple Eyes, Burgers And Fries, To Go

by Kevin Burton    One day years ago a girl working at a Wendy’s counter said to me “Oooo you have such beautiful purple eyes.”     I can’t recall how I responded to that. I seem to remember that we went on for a bit, as a line formed behind me.    We eventually got …