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A Tale of Two Kitties . . .

  MOM! THANK YOU for my new box! I love it! Got window, got sunbeam, got ma bed! *purr purr purr, life is good!* Hey, Fat Floof! What the hell? Kick off my bed and steal my sunbeam? You’ve got … Continue reading

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The Fat Floof Fan Dance

THE FAT FLOOF Fan Dance is performed in a prone position, because actual dancing would require actual energy expenditure, and that seems like a lot of trouble. It is performed with a big, fluffy tail, because getting an actual fan … Continue reading

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Hold My Beer.

Part One: Close Encounters of the Redneck Kind   Chapter One Living with, loving & surviving a redneck   Grandma Jessie used to say there are only three kinds of men in this world: the ones you play with, the … Continue reading

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Redneckedness. Yeah. It’s a thing.

Singing Pigs & Lone Star Underpants: Why Californians Don’t Like Texans My daddy used to say that you should never try to teach a pig to sing—it wastes your time and annoys the pig. The same can be said about … Continue reading

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Suicide. *Hang on. It’s about to get real loud*

I THINK I scared First Reader last night and that was not my intention. We were discussing suicide (well, I was discussing it, he was actively listening). First Reader and I have known and loved each other for 17 years, … Continue reading

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The Meanest Cat in the World

Lord Atticus Platypus, Overlord of Ninja Kitties  came to me not as a rescue,  fallen  to exile, the dictator dethroned from his reign of terror. My writer-buddy Jan Yonkin and her husband had managed get this tiny feral kitten into … Continue reading

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Mothers, Friends & Random Acts of Kindness

I WAS SPEAKING to First Reader about love and loss and how to properly remember someone, something that’s been weighing me as we approached this Mother’s Day and my mother is no longer with us. Her death is like the phantom … Continue reading

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Comey Got It Right: We need to take our responsibility as Americans seriously

IF ANY OTHER president had committed half the impeachable acts as the man currently occupying the Oval Office, I believe they’d have been in front of Congress facing a presidential pink slip. But as much as I loathe saying it, … Continue reading

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Name-calling, Complacency and Getting it Right. Oh, and also, Vote!

SO YESTERDAY, FIRST READER gently suggested enough with the name-calling. He didn’t criticize of chastise me,or for that matter, say anything else on the subject. And as usual, it got me thinking. What is it about name calling? Part of … Continue reading

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If a writer loves you you’ll live forever. If you piss her off . . .

IF A WRITER loves you, you’ll live forever. If  you cross her . . . well, you’ve tripped over a rock, fell down a hole and rolled straight to hell. So I woke up this morning, as Granna Lucie used … Continue reading

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