Tag Archives: Cats

Living in the Moment #HurricaneHermine

As some of you may already know, my husband and I and our three cats survived Hurricane Hermine practically unscathed.  Other than the expected power outage, we had only this heart-stopper: A rather tall pine twisted and fell between our … Continue reading

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You Can’t Get Rid of Me … At least not easily #MondayBlogs #knitting #GrandFunkRailroad

Hello, dear friends!  What an interesting week it’s been.  And exhausting given that I had the luxury of roughly two weeks of staycation.  Returning to work after any length of hiatus is never easy.  But, still, my year started off … Continue reading

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I Got Almost … #MondayBlogs #Procrastination

Nothing.  Yes, dear Reader, I got almost nothing for this post today.  I have been fairly productive of late, but not with writing or blogging.  Again, it’s the knitting. A friend noted that the buttons on the baby sweater I … Continue reading

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To Be Continued …

Hello, dear Reader, and you may wonder what the heck the title of my post can possibly mean.  Well, I have a confession explanation.  I don’t have a post to post today.  I’ve spent the weekend working on a course … Continue reading

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The Long Lost Weekend

Since Thursday I’ve been battling a cold … or something.  Not sure what I’ve got, and battling probably isn’t the right word since I spend the majority of my time reclined.  I throw my army of aspirin, cough suppressant, and … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary

If you recall, last week I posted a story, or rather, memoir, of a young woman wondering whether to send a letter.  If you missed it, you can read it here.  I’ll wait. Twenty-five years ago, on August 21, the … Continue reading

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10 Great (and Cute) Facts about Writers and Cats

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
It’s World Cat Day! The purr-fect opportunity (sorry – we couldn’t resist) to share 10 of our favourite writer-related facts about cats. Ernest Hemingway had over 30 pet cats, with names including Alley Cat, Crazy…

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The Continuing Tale of Luisa

Now, I’m venturing outside my comfort zone here, especially since I didn’t bother to apply makeup or straighten my hair.  OMG, you’ll be seeing the REAL me!!  Don’t say I didn’t warn you 😉

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Idling After a Week on the Roller Coaster

This week has been quite the emotional roller coaster, with my husband and I having a few teary-eyed discussions about our oldest cat, Luisa.  I’m happy to say that right now she is stable and seems to be regaining some … Continue reading

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Luisa: My Funny Feline

Dear Reader, you see this lovely specimen of a feline in repose.  Reading is hard work, you know, especially of The New Yorker (such long articles!). The girl does love to sleep.  And she deserves to sleep as much as … Continue reading

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