My dear Bridget did a very interesting and, frankly, brave thing on her blog. She invited people to ask her questions --- any questions --- and she would answer them. (Within decency and reason, naturally.) I really like that idea, and might use it here when enough time has passed so that Bridget won't think of it as a blatant rip-off.
Yesterday was Tap's "birthday." There's no record of when he was actually born, so it was a matter of counting backward from how old he was when I adopted him. That put him being born in May. Someday around the middle of the month seemed the safest bet. Month May (5), year '18, I decided the 13th because of the math: 5 + 13 = 18.
I'm knitting a little, reading a little, but mostly I'm working crossword puzzles. I just have the fever.