Category Archives: Random

a child’s question


the Pride flag and the broom Last week I saw our 3 year old granddaughter Ella trying her best to strike our Pride flag with a broom she found in the back yard. I watched as she struggled to swing … Continue reading

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a case of mistaken identity


We all make mistakes, and here’s one of mine. This is the cat formerly known as Bully Cat. When Carport Kitty (may she rest in peace) first started hanging around in our carport more than a year ago, a larger … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner with Pretty – 2022


“Do these need to be cooked, like really cooked?” Pretty asked as she took the three large catering size aluminum pans from our fridge Thanksgiving afternoon. She placed the pans on top of our stove – they were so big … Continue reading

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where did I put that memory? ask Pretty


‘Tis the season, and Pretty’s antique empire has “spruced up” for the holiday season. Pretty offers the unique, the unpredictable items throughout her antique empire – who’s surprised? Pretty is one of a kind herself, and always unpredictable. Visit Little … Continue reading

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what is really on the line November 8th?


A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Then it is done. No matter how brave its warriors or how strong its weapons. Cheyenne proverb We cannot be distracted by the noises that … Continue reading

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the Urban Legend we called Carport Kitty was a Seeker


?? – October 22, 2022 I am a seekerA poor sinful creatureThere is no weaker than I amI am a seekerAnd you are a teacherYou are a reacherSo reach downReach out and lead meGuide me and keep meIn the shelter … Continue reading

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Boo at the Zoo in 2022


For all our friends in cyberspace who have been with us longer than a hot minute (or at least a year) you will recognize changes in our family photos for our second annual Riverbanks Halloween Boo at the Zoo experience. … Continue reading

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what do Tanya Tucker, Brandi Carlisle, Lizzo and Selena Gomez have to do with the 2022 mid-term elections?


Oh well, gosh, golly. Now that you mention it – nothing, unless you count the one vote thing in the upcoming elections on November 8th. Each one of these American singers has one vote in the election which is now … Continue reading

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Zan, Zendegi, Azadi (Women, Life, Freedom)


A 22 year old woman named Mahsa Amini died on September 16th. in a hospital in Tehran, Iran while in the custody of the Guidance Patrol a/k/a the morality police who arrested her three days before for a violation involving … Continue reading

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we must never come to this store again


Once upon a time somewhere along the supply chain for my bupropion med which I have taken for years to treat free-floating anxiety (that turned into specific anxiety during the Agent Orange previous administration in the USA), well, this med … Continue reading

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