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About nadbugs

Anita loves cats. This must be because she, too, has had nine lives. She’s been dancing since she could walk, she was a commercial artist and advertising producer, she earned a third-degree black belt in Aikido, she is a drummer with the Afrique Aya Dance Company, she is an attorney, and she’s a meditator and a devoted student of Nonviolent Communication. She also spent one lifetime sidelined with a devastating back injury in 1992. Since then – FELDENKRAIS METHOD® to the rescue. The FELDENKRAIS METHOD is all about dreaming concretely – thinking intelligently and independently by way of a gracious and kind physicality. The work affords all who study it a process by which to reach, with movement, into the mind and the heart, to make nine lives into one whole being.

Spring Fever in January

It’s January 31st. At not yet 9:00 in the morning, it’s 56º F. It’s predicted to go up to 63º today. It’s been like that for days. In January 2014, I was driving icy roads to get Barney to surgery. In … Continue reading

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New Year’s Medical Edition

I have news. First Bugs’s urinary issues. For some of you this is TMI, but for those of us who are male-cat guardians, it may be a riveting read. Followers know that we have been struggling with Bugsy’s plumbing for … Continue reading

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A Collision of Love

One argument in favor of keeping cats indoors is that they kill birds. I think I also remember a counter-argument, when I began writing this blog five years ago, saying they don’t kill that many. Bugs might like to try … Continue reading

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Six Years Now

Every Thanksgiving I thank my lucky stars.  It’s been six years, over the Thanksgiving weekend, that Bugsy gamboled into my life and changed it forever. Bugs looks back. Five years ago I started this blog. (It only took me one … Continue reading

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Necessity is (a) Mother . . .

. . . of a challenge these days.  This is not all a bad thing. Thanks to the surgery, this is how I’m sleeping these nights. With my bruised and battered foot under a box. Necessity demanded that I invent … Continue reading

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More Excitement

Last night I was trying to get some rest when suddenly it sounded like the house was being torn apart by a squeaky toy. This guy. R.B. Forbes, U.S. Dept. Agriculture Turns out Bugs had driven Mr. Packrat under the … Continue reading

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Fall Guy

Not “fall” as in the season. As in hitting the concrete. Bugs continues to spray, every morning once or twice. I have given up on the homeopathic approach. Last time I tested him, his urine was still positive for white-blood … Continue reading

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