Tag Archives: cats

Simple Sunday – Cranes, Coffee, and a Shared Towel

On my walk with the dog this weekend, I noticed the building near our place had grown. When I got back Gray Leopard, a stray cat I have been wooing and have hopes of taming and adding as a member … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Do You Want to Hear How Busy I Have Been or See a Cool Picture of a Bear?

I am two weeks into the master’s program and while it is busy, I find it to be manageable.  I have not had much time for personal reflection, creative writing, or the reading and writing of blogs.  That said I … Continue reading

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Is it Plagiarism When I Steal From Myself?

My third newspaper article ran in this Monday’s paper.  I have been busy with mid-terms this week and have not had time to pop over here and write about it.  In fact, I have been so busy and at a … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Catnip, a Gateway Drug?

Earlier this week I splurged and bought the cats an all natural catnip filled hemp mouse.  Delilah chewed on it, batted it around, and then went and took a nap.  Bleu, however, just would not stop. I hope I have … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Christmas Festivities and Catnaps

It has been a busy week.  We bundled up and went downtown to watch Santa arrive on a fire truck to flip the switch on our town’s Christmas tree. And the cat napped on. We went to a Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Mad as a Hornet

It was Husband’s second day of work at his new job.  He had just finished saying goodbye to us.  The boys and I were still at the table finishing up our breakfast when Delilah came in the doggy door.  “Came … Continue reading

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The Cat Conundrum

One nice day in early spring, our neighbor took her daughter to Arkansas for a three week long visit and never came back.  She had told no one of her plans not even her husband of nine years, the father … Continue reading

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This is What I Did This Morning. What Did You do?

The boys and I had just finished reading back to back Curious George stories this morning when Delilah (the-cat-who-is-not-our-cat) came in.  Flap, flap, flap went the plastic doggie door flap, a trick she has just learned.  I looked up and … Continue reading

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Living With a Cold Blooded Killer

She wears a coat one shade darker than the darkest of nights.  Her eyes, two glowing green orbs, unblinking in their concentration.  Her ears alert to the whispers of whispers.  The faintest rustle of a leaf, the smallest twitch of … Continue reading

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The Opportunity for Alpha

In the whole of Dexter’s life he has always had an Alpha to look up to.  From what we pieced together from his very early puppyhood he did not have a good home life.  The neighbor who found him, whimpering … Continue reading

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