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Pet Peeves

ob·fus·ca·tion noun The action of making something obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. “When confronted with sharp questions they resort to obfuscation.” In America, the authorities now refer to a police dog as a canine unit. And you don’t give away cats. … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Siamese: Postcards from Delaplane

As if I didn’t have enough problems, the Siamese cat has moved her kittens out of the garage. She favors my shirt drawer but has settled, a little grumpily, for a carton box in the bathroom. I must be careful … Continue reading

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On a Cat Ageing

On a Cat Ageing He blinks upon the hearth-rug, and yawns in deep content, accepting all the comforts that Providence has sent. Louder he purrs, and louder, in one glad hymn of praise for all the night’s adventures, for quiet, … Continue reading

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Third Person Narration, Present Tense

Tycho’s Lament. With Apologies to F. Scott Fitzgerald. He approached the plastic food bowl warily, as if it were an unexploded bomb. His nose twitched, seeking out acceptable airborne molecules. There weren’t any. Placed on an inverted bowl, the food … Continue reading

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