Things that happen to writers…at least this one

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This blog will be six years old in August. That’s a long time. I have over 1,000 posts and I have never posted daily. You’d think I would remember stuff. Last week someone new viewed and commented on one of … Continue reading

Compensation for Age

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No, this is not about money. (I wish!) It’s about doing things to disguise the fact that I I’m getting older…maybe even dotty. We compensate for a lot of things, not just forgetfulness. It’s also about not seeing fly speck … Continue reading

Sassy cats – Where’s Waldo?

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If you read my blog on Tuesday, you know that I misplaced Gracie’s favorite toy. You can read about it here. Over the weekend, I was in a hurry to put the cats’ toys out of the way for guests. … Continue reading

Where is that toy or unfortunate memory lapses

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Memory loss is something I’ve always worried about. It’s one of the first signs of dottiness. Now I’m worried. I’m a great pet owner. Mostly. They get free food and healthcare and not the cheap stuff either. They are nurtured … Continue reading

Save me a good spot…

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…at the old folks home! Cat friendly of course! I’ve had one of those weeks where I wondered where I left my brain. (You’ve had them! ‘Fess up!) If you see it (the brain), let me know. It’s gray and … Continue reading

Quirky family traditions

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I love blaming things on family. It takes the pressure off. We have a family tradition and I am the standard-bearer. I take this responsibility seriously. We screw something up at every food gathering. It can be large…like forgetting to … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 21 – Nest building, house projects, festivals

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Sharing the wealth – My cat Hazel has an undercoat that rivals a Siberian Husky. I comb her often during the summer and end up with a quart of fur. I toss it outside on the pavement so another critter … Continue reading