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The Unadoptable Cat

A few years ago, we adopted an “unadoptable” cat from the local Humane Society. Because he was an antisocial adult and no had ever really touched him, he was considered unadoptable, so he was given to us at no charge. He … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Poem by Thomas R. Smith

“Baby Wrens’ Voices” by  Thomas R.  Smith I am a student of wrens. When the mother bird returns to her brood, beak squirming with winged breakfast, a shrill clamor rises like jingling from tiny, high-pitched bells. Who’d have guessed such … Continue reading

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A Kitty Post I Couldn’t Resist

I borrow other people’s material for my blog fairly frequently, especially when it comes to posting poetry, but I’m reaching an all-new cheesy low with today’s post. Still, I can’t help it. This goes out to anyone who’s ever been … Continue reading

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A Snuggly Little Post With Fuzzy Kitties

For five or six years, we fostered cats and kittens for our local Humane Society. We’d foster one or two at a time, and when they got adopted to a new family in the area, we’d foster someone else. The … Continue reading

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Notes from the Possum in my Backyard

I have lived most of my life in Minnesota. When I was growing up in the 70s and 80s, we didn’t have possums. Possums were rodents from rural Alabama, not Minnesota. I’m not sure why (I have my theories, such … Continue reading

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The Best Kind of Person

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Why do people hoard stuff?

On the last two Monday nights, I’ve watched A&E’s show “Hoarders.” In case you don’t know what it is, it’s a one-hour show in which real-life hoarders work with professionals to “unhoard,” that is, to throw away a bunch of their junk … Continue reading

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