Monthly Archives: November 2011

Two Years To The Day

A few days ago, I let loose a rant, on you my unsuspecting blogmates, about stereotypes and prejudice.  Today I’m inspired by a comment made on that post by our friend Wazeau.  I’m glad to be feeling that way.  Our … Continue reading

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Our Anniversary

Tomorrow it’s two years! I’m posting this now because our friend Wazeau has given me an idea for another post — and Monsieur is actually asleep at the moment.  For the next five minutes hopefully.  And then the show must … Continue reading

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Crazy Cat Lady : Casual Prejudice

Blog-friend Julia recently protested the “crazy cat-lady” stereotype.  I was stung to add my own two bits.  I’m going to intersperse the pain involved here with pictures of Bugs.  How he makes me pay attention.  Why he makes me laugh. … Continue reading

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Bugs, Highly Rufous

Here’s Bugs this morning, inspecting his Bat-A-Rat treat dispenser.  Empty, naturally.  It takes him about three minutes, to get it that way. A while back, a commenter asked what color Bugs is.  I said (in my super-educated way):  “Gray.  But … Continue reading

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Ducks, Quiet

A still, calm Sunday this.  Won’t you join us? As I emerged from behind a hedge this morning, I spied our little flock of local ducks, quietly foraging.  I didn’t have the camera handy, so I took the pictures after … Continue reading

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Nonviolence : The Question

The other day a blogger-friend posted news of one of her cats having been injured in a feline-fight.  I responded there, in one of my annoying amusing edgy-jokey moods, recommending that the injured cat should bone up on his nonviolence … Continue reading

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I Try Denial

This morning feels like a pause in the action. Still Life Outside Door. A dilute color-scheme seems right for today because that’s what things feel like at the moment.  It’s mild, freshly rained, out there. I want to whisper so … Continue reading

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