Category Archives: Humor

Charly’s First Anniversary


Imagine my surprise when Pretty called me this afternoon to tell me today was the one-year anniversary of our adoption of Charly from pawmetto lifeline, the place that had rescued the little dog from the kill shelter here in Columbia … Continue reading

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Never Let Go of Your Baby


Cra-zy days, la, la, la…for me and you…we remain in a topsy-turvy state at Casita de Cardinal as we try to settle in. Three days of rain have thrown Charly and Spike for a loop as they boycott the outdoors. I … Continue reading

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Aunt Selma’s funnies


In 2007 Pretty and I had to make a life-changing decision for my mother Selma because she was unable to make decisions for herself anymore. Like many other Baby Boomers, I was responsible for my mother’s care; I moved her … Continue reading

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the squirrels are always more fun to chase on the OTHER side of the fence


Spike surveys new back yard fencing Hey, Spike, wanna play? come on, Spike, let’s have a little fun No, I’m on Squirrel Patrol if I could just get to the OTHER side of this fence…  nothing but trouble back there, … Continue reading

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Charly’s New Back Yard


OMG – do you drink it?

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M-O-V-I-N-G…means Big Changes


Oops! No bed for our afternoon nap. Sleeping on the floor? So this is what MOVING is about. So far, I’m unimpressed.

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no Thank You Notes this year, instead…


My friend Linda texted me to please not send a thank you note to her for her gifts this year because we are family – no notes necessary. I had to laugh when I read the text because of my … Continue reading

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Ministers of Happiness


Today is Easter Sunday, and I tried very hard to come up with an Easter recollection to complement my deep reservoir of Thanksgiving memories which flow from me like rivers to oceans or even my Christmas memories which aren’t quite … Continue reading

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Experience the Power of a G.I.R.L.!


Sunday afternoon, the 9th. of April, 2017 was an absolutely gorgeous spring day in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The weather was perfect with temperatures in the mid 70s and cloudless blue skies. It was a great day to be outdoors … Continue reading

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow


“Hey, Dorothy? What’s up?” “I’m off to see the Man in the White House because I’m lost and can’t find my Auntie Michele,” said Dorothy. “Do I know you?” “Yeah, you know me. I’m Silas Crow. I sit on the … Continue reading

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