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Christmas Cleaning

It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees, they’re putting up reindeer & and singing songs of joy and peace……. where’s that river when I need one? (Thanks Joni Mitchell )   That’s right, it’s finally time for The Umteenth … Continue reading






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There’s a Hole.

Virgin walls. To Hole or Not to Hole? That could be the question. Imagine it, a brand new wall. It has the right texture (California Orange Drag or some such) the right paint color (Desert Sunrise Sage) those cool curved … Continue reading






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Spoiled Rotten Cat!

Peppurrr’s Prayer   Now I lay me Down to sleep. I’ll start on the floor Then jump to Dad’s feet.   I’ll move to my spot Just behind his crook’d knees I’ll stretch out or curl up~ I’ll do as … Continue reading






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Crunchy Brown Carpet

Earlier this spring my back yard was this. Now, after three weeks of 25 mile per hour, dry, hot wind, it is this: Our life has become¬† a brown, pointy, tacky, collection of clover burrs. They are everywhere. On the … Continue reading






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A Thoroughly Disgusting Sight

One room after a week (well maybe three weeks) with two cats. Pitiful! I am deeply ashamed yet oddly fascinated by how much kitty fur I sweep up. It’s gettin to be winter and they shouldn’t be shedding! They are … Continue reading






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Tiny Tropical Zone

I have one in my yard now. It’s new, moist, and some recently inherited treasures are thriving in it.¬† A cool dampness in the soil has spread to under the deck, making it the perfect cat bed for Poppie. That’s … Continue reading






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Meet the Managerie ~ Cats!

Peppurrr. The darlingest, cutest, funniest, friendliest (if he knows you and/or you smell like “squishy food”), sheddingest, nosy-est, spastic-est kitty in the land. He and hubby are Co-Presidents of their very own and Exclusive Mutual Admiration Society. He eats like … Continue reading






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Disaster! (almost)

Yesterday evening Hubby and I were sitting in the back door of the Man Cave watching the animal kingdom in our pasture eat, frolic, run, jump, hump, and play in general. It was entertaining. It was relaxing, me with my … Continue reading






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