Monthly Archives: September 2017

Caturday Thoughts – Remembering Shinki

I have known and loved and lost so many cats. The kittens that Milk and Skye lost from their first litters, conceived before I could get them spayed. Dolly’s kittens that a rescue took and I never got to know … Continue reading

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Apple Season

An entire year will often go by without my eating an apple. I am forever spoiled by the apples of my youth. They were irregular in shape and strong in flavor. The orchards were local and the apples were not … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – This Saturday Meet Cloud

Hello, my name is Cloud. My human mother calls me Cloudy Boy a lot. She doesn’t have a lot of nicknames for me like the other cats, unless “You’re so soft!!!” is a nickname. You never know with humans. Milk … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox qiū fēn 秋分 Sep 23rd

The Autumn Equinox is the 16th solar term of the year, starting on the 23rd of September. It marks the second half of autumn in the Chinese calendar and the start of sunlight moving to the south and the shortening … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – This Saturday Meet Milk

My neighbor Virginia at my old apartment complex was a kind person who alerted me to the feral colony around the place. She was concerned about all of them but especially a small black and white kitten she had tamed … Continue reading

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Gremlins Part One

I have mentioned many times in my posts of the troublesomeness of my wonky laptop. When my father, an aeronautical engineer who trained as a pilot in the Navy, began to use computers, a conversation emsued in which it was … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – This Saturday Meet Dolly

My neighbor Virginia at my old apartment complex was a kind person who alerted me to the feral colony around the place. So to alleviate Virginia’s concerns I began to introduce myself. I put a large carrier with a blanket … Continue reading

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