Carport Kitty keeping cool – wherever

That’s me on the relatively cool porch across the street from my carport home. Every morning I walk over to the neighbor’s house after breakfast to try to beat the South Carolina heat. I stay there – keeping an eye on any activities in my carport – until the late afternoon when I come “home” for snacks or supper, preferably both. Brothers and Sisters, it takes a village when you hustle on the street, and I’ve got this routine nailed down. My mama didn’t raise no fool. Oh, that’s right. My mama didn’t raise me at all.

I’m a survivor, though.

Finally trained the old white-haired woman for delicious meals

Gotta stay fresh


Stay safe, stay sane, stay cool and please stay tuned.

About Sheila Morris

Sheila Morris is a personal historian, essayist with humorist tendencies, lesbian activist, truth seeker and speaker in the tradition of other female Texas storytellers including her paternal grandmother. In December, 2017, the University of South Carolina Press published her collection of first-person accounts of a few of the people primarily responsible for the development of LGBTQ organizations in South Carolina. Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home will resonate with everyone interested in LGBTQ history in the South during the tumultuous times from the AIDS pandemic to marriage equality. She has published five nonfiction books including two memoirs, an essay compilation and two collections of her favorite blogs from I'll Call It Like I See It. Her first book, Deep in the Heart: A Memoir of Love and Longing received a Golden Crown Literary Society Award in 2008. Her writings have been included in various anthologies - most recently the 2017 Saints and Sinners Literary Magazine. Her latest book, Four Ticket Ride, was released in January, 2019. She is a displaced Texan living in South Carolina with her wife Teresa Williams and their dogs Spike, Charly and Carl. She is also Naynay to her two granddaughters Ella and Molly James who light up her life for real. Born in rural Grimes County, Texas in 1946 her Texas roots still run wide and deep.
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10 Responses to Carport Kitty keeping cool – wherever

  1. Wayside Artist says:

    You know how to work a block.
    Stay cool & enjoy your eats, Miss CP Kitty

    Liked by 1 person

  2. JosieHolford says:

    I think Carport Kitty is related to Larry the @Number10cat who is currently my favorite to be the new Prime Minister of the UK. They both have an appropriate sense of self-importance.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. cindy knoke says:

    Catastic Kitty and the lady who feeds her of course!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Now, don’t overdo it CP Kitty 😀

    Liked by 1 person

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