Monthly Archives: December 2011

Resolved : Not To Resolve

I never could see the point of this New Year’s Eve thing – except maybe as an excuse for When Harry Met Sally, one of my most favorite movies. I wasn’t sure whether anybody ever thought to ask cats what … Continue reading

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Memo To Alice Walton

From:  Bougarabou O. Hooligan (“Bugs”) To:  Ms. Alice Walton Re:  Acquisition Required Date:  Dec. 29, 2011 The other day, my human came back raving about your apparently excellent new museum.  I have learned to take her with a grain of … Continue reading

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Kindness : The Real Deal

Now that the big holiday is over, this kindness series wouldn’t be complete without a little griping on my part.  You know me. Kindness, without the actual feeling to back it up, is an empty bromide.  (I like the brainiac … Continue reading

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Listening Unto Myself

Many of you are celebrating the big holiday today.  I hope you’re enjoying yourselves.  We are.  Bugs gave me a really wonderful present this morning.  He’s the softest, kindest cat that I can remember him being, ever. So — it … Continue reading

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Bone of Trust, Muscle of Kindness

Today, as the holiday season is in the ascendency for so many, I want to ponder “kindness” once more. A moment of kindness, given and received. Sometimes, with the really grand precepts – the ones on which the really big … Continue reading

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Mario Bugstali

Thanks to the Ménière’s scare, I’ve put myself on zero tolerance for sodium, caffeine, and baking soda.  At least until January 26, which is the first slot the specialist could fit me in. A little empathy might be nice.  Because: … Continue reading

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The Ears Have It

The other day the world changed for me.  Life can happen like that.  Not in a “good” way. I woke up with bizarre symptoms.  I’ve always had ringing in my ears – tinnitus.  My dad had it before me.  Medical … Continue reading

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