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Caturday Thoughts

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Personal Alchemy for a New Year

I have long been fascinated by alchemy. Long before Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone I discovered the world of alchemy in chemistry, in herbalism and finally, psychology. While I never believed you could turn lead into gold or really … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – A Gloomy Start

New Year’s day did not dawn clear and bright. The sky was grey, dark and overcast. Rain was soaking everything and continued to do do all day. Not wanting to do much except emulate the cats and curl up in … Continue reading

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Facing a New Year

Let’s face it, the one thing there seems to be consensus  on is that 2020 sucked like a Hoover. The reasons are all different but the response is the same. My year certainly sucked and 90 percent of it had … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Christmas in a Bleak Year

Christmas Eve day it poured rain. Milk needed a return visit to the vet and Cloud needed his rabies shot and his annual blood panel. Thankfully, Milk did not hide this time and I got to grab Cloud before he … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Grey November

We actually started off with some lovely warm days but as November has  progressed we have had several cold rainy days. Most of this week was rainy. When the sun came out Friday it brought with it cold and wind. … Continue reading

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Gremlins Part Two

The time and place they would manifest themselves was predictable only by its unpredictability.Gremlins were said to engage in such a myriad of bad behavior as sucking the gas out of tanks through hoses, jamming radio frequencies, mucking up landing … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – October Chores, October Pleasures

Caturday Thoughts is late again, but there are two reasons. One, I had to travel up to Maryland over the weekend. It was a long trip and tiring and even though I brought my laptop I had no time to … Continue reading

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Autumn Harvest – Treats or Tricks?

By the first of the month the stores have aisle after aisle filled with mass produced sugar concoctions. This is supposed to be about treats but let’s face it, it’s a trick. A holiday that promotes massive overindulgence in sugar … Continue reading

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Autumn Harvest – Treats or Tricks?

By the first of the month the stores have aisle after aisle filled with mass produced sugar concoctions. This is supposed to be about treats but let’s face it, it’s a trick. A holiday that promotes massive overindulgence in sugar … Continue reading

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