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Another cat comes around Pt II

Back in February I wrote about a nasty little beast who started showing up around the house.  He scared Buddy and Spook, chased them both (treed Spook once and cornered Buddy by the patio door) and sprayed the backyard.  Dark … Continue reading

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Goodbye, my friend.

Buddy died in my arms today, at 7:20 AM. I’m heartbroken. I’ve had three cats in the last 30+ years.  He was by far the most congenial, best-tempered of the trio. All he ever wanted was a warm lap and to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I wish each and every one of you a very Happy New Year.  May it be your healthiest, happiest, most prosperous yet.  I also wish us all peace, joy and love. May 2017 be just the beginning of a long … Continue reading

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Dinner with vegetarians – a survival guide

I’m pretty lucky.  My sister and I are both vegetarians (she’s vegetarian, used to be vegan, and I still pretend I’m vegan) so long ago my mother learned to cook for or “deal with” vegetarians at holiday time.  But not … Continue reading

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Job musings

I’m in the process of moving from practicing law to working in libraries.  Because I’m changing careers, of course I’m applying for jobs.  I can’t tell you offhand how many I’ve applied for, but the results have not been promising … Continue reading

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I just don’t understand my boys.

I have to fess up that I just don’t understand these cats.  It’s weird that I don’t.  I mean, I’ve had cats in my house pretty much constantly for the last 33 years.  During that time I should’ve learned something … Continue reading

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To Write Love on Her Arms

I’m really not sure how to broach this subject.  It’s not an easy one, it’s not fun.  It’s not pleasant. It is, however, quite real.  And it is, however, literally life and death. Depression.  Depression is beyond sadness, it’s not what … Continue reading

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This and that . . .

Just some not-so-random thoughts on a few things: Cam Newton is an incredible quarterback.  He’s also pretty enthusiastic.  And that, for some reason, ticks people off.  I don’t really understand why he’s gotten so much heat over his celebrations.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

May your 2016 be filled with love, friendship, health, happiness, and prosperity.  I hope it’s the best year yet for each and every one of you. Enjoy the celebrations and play safe!

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Throw away culture and animals

What do you do when your TV, microwave oven or vacuum cleaner breaks?  Do you take it to be fixed or do you spring for another one?  Even if the repair costs only a couple bucks most people will justify … Continue reading

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