Monthly Archives: November 2013

The day after Black Friday

I worked at the store on the evening of Black Friday.  This was my first Black Friday as a retail employee.  As a matter of fact, I have never experienced Black Friday as a shopper because I have always refused … Continue reading

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Cats recognise their owners’ voices but never evolved to care, says study

Any cat owner will wonder why a study was needed to tell us why cats ignore us.  Cats are known to ignore their owners when being told to stop scratching the furniture, fighting with each other, and getting into things. … Continue reading

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I will spend this day with those who became my family through marriage.  I am thankful that they became my family more than 25 years ago.  The memories of those whom I have loved and have also become my family … Continue reading

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Naming cats

I have had many cats over the years and usually had help from my husband in naming them.  Some of the better names  are as follows: Alexander Vincenzo (aka Alexander the Great) Theodore Aloysious Simon Xavier Sofia Caterina Nicholas Christopher … Continue reading

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Earlier in the year, I was told that my cat Alexander has a brain tumor.  Alexander is now also blind.  His diagnosis helped me understand and accept the various behavioral and neurological changes I have witnessed over the past few … Continue reading

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Falling leaves

I have been planning to collect and mulch leaves to prepare my rose garden for the winter but haven’t had the time to do the yard work.  I haven’t had a day off from work for two months and today … Continue reading

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Dry Your Eyes

Originally posted on Richard M. Ankers – Author:
  Angels have shown me the way home  A million miles of candles flicker in the night   A guiding line, a demarcation between life and death  They mark my way back to you from the…

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