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Caturday Thoughts – Adopt a Senior Pet Month

When I did a lot of tutoring of younger students I was always on the lookout for entertaining reading for them. One main criterion was that I also would find them enjoyable. Thus I found the Mr. Putter and Tabby … Continue reading

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Loose an Hour, Gain Some Light

Spring ahead, fall behind. Daylight Saving Time is about to disorient myself and the cats again. Don’t forget to reset your clock. If you attend Sunday services of any kind you could wind up sneaking in late. The cats, not … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Awakening to the Sound of Birds

Last night was warm enough that I kept the window open. Before sunrise I was gently wakened by the sound of small birds singing. What a beautiful way to wake up. As the light increased so did the volume and … Continue reading

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Insects Awaken jīng zhé 惊蛰 Mar 5th

Thunder begins and hibernating insects wake up. So goes the entry for the solar term of Insects Awaken. This term began March 5th. At first it seemed like things were indeed warming up. Then Mother Nature did an about face, … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Thanksgiving Is a Practice

This year the farm I got my organic chicken from for Thanksgiving did not have any chickens at all. Something went wrong in the spring. Farmer Frank’s son told me the place that processes their meat will not do any … Continue reading

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The Birds Return

The birds disappeared this winter. Seed sat in the feeder uneaten and the cats gave up on checking the view from the front window. But the noisy flock of grackles came back within the past week or so as did … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

The weather has become warm and humid after the first few days of may. There is  lot of work to be done and already mid-day is too uncomfortable to do much. The rain seems to fall all around but not … Continue reading

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