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Winter Wear

Winter Wear

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 | 10 comments

I only had this on for a draft under the door. I do not need new threads! No, no new duds for me.  Or mama or papa.  But wear as in worn out!  Our little house is getting its leaks fixed and its (damaged by leaks) walls re-surfaced and the garden, full of debris from storms and broken fava bean supports and roses that don’t know which way is up, is...

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Bathing Beauty

Bathing Beauty

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 | 18 comments

Okay, here I go. Well, mama has to eat dinner (well, cook it first) and I have to eat dinner and papa has to eat dinner and so I’m tossing this one off pretty fast just for fun. First the visage… Then my paw-a-cure, which is terribly important for a girl… Behind the ears.  VERY important place to be spotless. Uh, oh, don’t look. ...

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Sunspots

Sunspots

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 | 16 comments

Hey, mama, bring me that Hawaiian Tropic 50, okay? Well, mama came home yesterday and her hands looked like that frog I was talking about in another blog and papa (whom I did not recognize because he had no BEARD, whatever that is) was red as the proverbial lobster, which we do NOT have around here very often if at all and they had been to something called...

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Sleepy Time Gal

Sleepy Time Gal

Posted by on Jan 28, 2017 | 16 comments

Well, probably no one remembers that song and I sure don’t but mama came up to me last evening and called me Sleepy Time Gal and I thought, hmmm, maybe a few shots of the rather unusual way I get relaxed and ready to conk out and so I looked back over the photos of me sleeping (or meditating, as the case may be or just pondering the mysteries of the...

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Double Trouble

Double Trouble

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 | 12 comments

No. 1 of me. Well, actually it’s not trouble, but mama sees double from a thing called binocular diplopia, which was diagnosed some years ago and is checked each year, but the doc says to just wear her special glasses and do exercises, which may or may not help.  It could be nerve damage to a particular nerve or simply weakness in a muscle (come with...

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Rock And Rule

Rock And Rule

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 | 16 comments

Ha, ha, get it? Well, I just had to use that after those videos and articles I read about doggies being kings of the universe.   Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE doggies.  Well, some doggies, like Mya and Tod and Marcus and Percy and Buddy and others but don’t ask a kitty to fall all over herself when a dog coming slobbering around and...

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Here Comes The Sun Finally

Here Comes The Sun Finally

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 | 14 comments

Actually, this is not a sun puddle. It is I, sleeping on mama’s head instead, but the sun DID come out later. Oh, boy, am I basking in sun puddles (while it lasts-we are supposed have rain beginning on the weekend and continuing for who knows how long) and mama and papa took a nice walk along the sea and it was so bright that it was hard to see...

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Short and Sweet

Short and Sweet

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 | 12 comments

I was very touched by this email from a friend with a website on which all the marches are recorded. Well, today I am giving you a break.  But please do take a look at this if you have a moment, as it is very moving.  The placards that marches carry are always interesting, in any march for anything, but there is one she particularly liked: Make America...

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Cat, Scat!

Cat, Scat!

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 | 19 comments

WHADDAYA MEAN–KITTIES ARE “OUT”? Oh, boy, are we in for it!  We kitties, I mean.  Take a gander (no, not not a goose–a LOOK) at this website that purports that kitties are OUT and doggies are IN. WHO CREATES THIS MISINFORMATION? Certainly not kitties, oh, no.  Or…could it be that Garfield and some of the Tuxie world that I...

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March in January!

March in January!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 | 18 comments

Let’s hear it for BRAVE WOMEN!!! Yay, Texas Women.  The bridge in AUSTIN was filled wall to wall.  Amazing. Well, a very uplifting piece of information.  Mama’s sis-in-law sent this website showing all of the sister marches that were held as solidarity for the Washington women’s march on the weekend. What can I say?  All over the world,...

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Funny Faces

Funny Faces

Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 | 14 comments

Uh, oh, here she coms again while I am trying to get some shut-eye… Well, just a little take off on Selfie Sundays or Sunday Selfies, whatever. This was Friday Faces but I moved it to Saturday, who knows why? Every time mama gets up close to me with that black box, I want to sniff it or lick it or look deep into it–I think I see my reflection...

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Out Or In

Out Or In

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 | 11 comments

Well, mama is feeling a little scratchy tickle and gargoyled with her own vinegar (hey, I know a gargle from a gargoyle but what’s more fun?) and decided to skip her exercise class just in case this is the start of something and since everyone mwah-mwahs she didn’t want to pass anything around, especially in this weather, but what is your take...

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Freezing Fare

Freezing Fare

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 | 10 comments

I might do a little dance for Lilly, too, and so am practicing. So–freezer fare, or, you might say, fare for freezing, just in case guests do not eat all of this fish stew that mama is making for her friend’s 88th birthday.  Lilly is from Strasbourg and has been a family friend and so much more for over 35 years.  You would never know that she...

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Holy Mole

Holy Mole

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 | 18 comments

No mole for me…alas. Well, mama’s friend, Anne, made the most wonderful lunch today and they didn’t even bring me a taste!  But it was something called mole (at first I thought it was a little creature with paddle-paws and I couldn’t figure out why THEY would eat THAT!) from Mexico (pronounced MOH-lay) and had all sorts of lovely...

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Sweet Surrogate

Sweet Surrogate

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 | 2 comments

Well, they don’t need a sitter yet, but we’re looking into ones who won’t let me get into monkey business, haha! And, while looking, I thought this about the sweetest surrogate mama I’ve seen in a long time when it comes to baby-sitting little kitties.  I’ll bet this kind orang-utan could be my babysitter when mama and papa...

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Gator Baiter

Gator Baiter

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 | 12 comments

Don’t let that thing near ME, papa! (Even if mama did put the lamp bulb on my nose. I think we need some photo lessons around here.) I’m not sure this fellow was particularly kind to small animals and anything that couldn’t run fast enough! These tourists are looking like possible bait for this baby! WOW, mama just showed me this video...

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Birthday Blues

Birthday Blues

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 | 20 comments

Well, it’s not my birthday or anyone else’s around here, but it is the birthday of mama’s brother who died two years ago and so she is remembering him today and grateful for the time they had together.  You know how little anthros look up to their older, bigger anthros, especially a brother anthro?  Well, mama really idolized her brother...

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Wintry Wonderings

Wintry Wonderings

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017 | 18 comments

Oh, I didn’t know Jamison but we are sending out love to his family and friends. ***** Well, mama has been meandering around our little wintery ville and taking photos of what is NOT going on.  In winter here, there is very little to do and there are no tourists and no shops open and really only the supermarket (small), a couple of restaurants and a...

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Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block

Posted by on Jan 14, 2017 | 12 comments

Mama, I’m just not getting vibrant ideas today. Loulou, when the goin’ gets tough, the tough get goin’. Yeah, but I can even seem to get my paws on the writing machine. Do you think you might write something today since my mind is blank? Loulou, you’re mind is more than blank–it’s totally asleep! No, no!  I’m awake...

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Change of Life

Change of Life

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 | 14 comments

Rugs change my life.  My poor little body gets cold without something under it. No, no, not THAT kind of change with all the hot flashes and moods and whatever else goes on and besides, how would I know, a kitty only five years old and besides again, we kitties do not get those things, I’m pretty sure, although around here lately you’d never...

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