Friday, December 14, 2012


 I think that cats of all kinds are beautiful animals. They are sleek, and move with grace. Here are a few photographs of a cougar.

 Looking for something.

 Better view up here.

 Spied something.

 I wouldn't mess with this guy.

 The lion may be king of the jungle, but I'm the boss around here.

 He's quick!

 Take a good look at me.

Fun --


The following is an exchange of correspondence between a customer and the Irish Rail:

Gentlemen, I have been riding trains daily for the last two years, and the service on your line seems to
be getting worse every day. I am tired of standing in the aisle all the time on a 14-mile trip. I think the
transportation system is worse than that enjoyed by people 2,000 years ago.
Yours truly,

Patrick Finnegan

Dear Mr. Finnegan,
We received your letter with reference to the shortcomings of our service and believe you are somewhat confused in your history.  The only mode of transportation 2,000 years ago was by foot.

Iarnrod Eireann

I am in receipt of your letter, and I think you are the ones who are confused in your history. If you will
refer to the Bible, Book of David, 9th Chapter, you will find that Balaam rode to town on his ass. That,
gentlemen, is something I have not been able to do on your train in the last two years!
Yours truly,

Patrick Finnegan


  1. I don't think you should mess with that guy or ANY cat! (Let them come to you.)

  2. Having seen a taxidermied mountain lion up close, I got a much better sense of just how big and powerful those animals are. I would not want to meet one in the wild and alive. Yow! Beautiful, though.

  3. beautiful cougar!
    Thanks for the chuckle, too :-}