Monthly Archives: March 2011

What’s On The Menu?

Since Hootie’s remains seem to be staying down?  For the moment? Let’s see. Fresh-ground medallions of free-range pasture-fed organic turkey, finished in a zabaglione sauce with hints of cod-liver oil, kelp, lecithin granules, and taurine, garnished with a sprinkling of … Continue reading

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All Things Must Pass

Remember Hootie?  A present from a dear friend for my birthday.  The one I may have promised I’d keep away from Bugs. I turned my back on him for one moment and this happened. I put the house through a … Continue reading

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Redbud For My Dad

As I wind my way, slowly, toward wellness Bugs and I sit quietly together.  He is in the bowl of my belly.  My hand cups the curve of his back. Words are the only picture of that – not enough … Continue reading

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subject? you need a subject?

then she went out and bought these sticky things for Bed – you remember Bed? scared?  of Bed?  I was not.  Moi?  scared? so now  Bed is really not going anywhere because I’m in it all the time.  when I’m … Continue reading

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(Not) Urgent! Broken-Rib Alert (Not)!

All those “nots” in the subject-line are for my dear peeps who thought I actually did break a rib.  Who actually believe what I write in this blog.  I am so sorry to have made this tonal error.  I was … Continue reading

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Paws Across The Water

A blogmate, living far away from her family of origin, writes of her grandmother’s burial yesterday. http://alifebewhiskered.wordpress.com/2011/03/16/a-pair-of-pillow-pusses/ This post is dedicated to everybody in that family who’s touched by this passing.  And to the rest of us who have been … Continue reading

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A Sense of Safety

As the news from Japan daily grows more and more frightening, we see a surge of unscrupulous optimism.  That being:  Our tendency, as a species, to make up tall tales, in order to enjoy a false sense of security. A … Continue reading

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