Author Archives: TheSmirkingCat

About TheSmirkingCat

I am endlessly trying to make sense of a world that has completely and unapologetically lost its mind.

Live, Love, Laugh…Gag!

If you have ever casually perused a home decorating site or catalog, or visited the facebook page of a complacent, floral-wearing, LOL-typing,  Minions-quote-posting, middle-aged woman, then inevitably you have come across this particular quote in some fashion: Typically, this overused … Continue reading

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Spare Me

Facebook and several other websites have reminded me multiple times that today is International Women’s Day.  I consider myself proudly and unabashedly feminist, but I just can’t get into hoorah-girl-power days like this one.  Maybe the vagina-hat-wearing jackasses ruined it … Continue reading

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What I Am Thinking

The other day, a notification popped up on my blog that I was celebrating an anniversary: 10 years on WordPress!  I’m not quite sure where their starting date comes from, because my first Smirking Cat post was October 26, 2007.  … Continue reading

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Gun Control

So, who wants to talk about gun control?  Well, what about abortion, religion, and debating Obama vs. Trump? Nah, me either.  I wish everyone on Facebook would get on that same page and get back to posting funny cat videos, … Continue reading

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There are times when I fleetingly, briefly, feel sorry for Crow.  Ever watch a low-budget movie with horrible actors, a laughable script, and inwardly cringe and feel embarrassed for everyone involved in making it?  That’s how I feel about Crow … Continue reading

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Gary and I check the kids’ school grades online every day, and it’s become impossible not to see a glaring trend. Their grades, particularly Dove’s, soar and plummet, spike and fall, based on the last time they were with us. … Continue reading

Posted in bad mother, better than her, can't make the bitch be a good parent, disgusting, frustration, grades, hick town, Hickville, kids deserve better, my kids, rotten mothers, school | 6 Comments


It’s no secret that hockey is an aggressive, physical sport.  Delicate little flowers need not apply.  As rough as the game is, it’s truly surprising that serious injuries don’t happen more frequently than they do. As long as I’ve been … Continue reading

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