Category Archives: Reflections

all cat adventures point to Pretty


If the Jeopardy question was who loves to rescue people, animals, random family castaway treasures – the correct answer would be who is Pretty? If the Jeopardy question was what particular super Cat Sleuth solved the mystery of the Bully … Continue reading

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was Fats Domino in love with a cat?


I’m walkin’, yes indeedAnd I’m talkin’ about you and meI’m hopin’ that you’ll come back to me, yeah (lyrics from I’m Walkin by Dave Bartholomew/Antoine Domino) Carport Kitty spied on morning walk today under Neighbor John’s truck Carport Kitty has … Continue reading

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reflecting on President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving message as we Build Back Better


I’m sure many of you received this email today from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; but for anyone who missed it, I will happily share. Read, reflect, repeat. Dear friends,Again and again, I write to express my gratitude for … Continue reading

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train up a child in the way she should go…


and when she is old, she will not depart from it. (Proverbs 22:6 or something like that) Or in our house, it’s more like bring up the little girl as a University of South Carolina Gamecock fan and, hopefully, she’s … Continue reading

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The Words She Didn’t Say


She wanted to speak, but the words wouldn’t come. They stuck in her mind like pavement to gum. Release me, release me the words cried today. I’m afraid, she said, as she held them at bay. We will be heard, … Continue reading

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are Carport Kitty and Bully Cat an item?


Every new relationship has its highs and lows – peaks and valleys can be expected. Carport Kitty and I are no exception; we have developed a pattern I call Now you see me, Now you don’t. I leave you to … Continue reading

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Thanks Giving: Good News Travels Fast


Seven years ago today I published this Thanksgiving post – I am still thankful for Teresa (known now to you as Pretty), our home, our family and for the recognition our relationship received in time for giving thanks in 2014. … Continue reading

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joining the community of lesbian cat lovers


Carport Kitty has dropped by around dinner time for the past two late afternoons and I, as Pretty predicted, make sure to rush her food to the carport before she has time to think I have failed her. No sign … Continue reading

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Bully Cat returns, but I am conflicted


Late yesterday afternoon I peeked down at our back door steps through the glass in the kitchen door because it was about Carport Kitty’s dinner time, and I wasn’t about to miss her visit – our only time to bond … Continue reading

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sunday morning coming down


I had what some might describe as a “brisk” walk this Sunday morning, as in brother, it’s really cold outside today – is there any way I could skip the healthy habitual morning walk when Jack Frost was nipping at … Continue reading

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