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Monday Miscellany – Annoying Symptom

Mi Sun and Dolly have been itchy too. Although the othercats have not been affected, Mi Sun and Dolly are suffering a recurrence of last year’s miliary dermatitis. Miliary dermatitis gets its name from the multitude of tiny scabs that … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany – Invisible Predators

I scratched and itch at the crook of my elbow. Mi Sun’s fur had sort of tickled my arm. Itching it made it worse and when I looked down there was a field of small bumps from the crease outward … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Paddling Film Fest, Rehab Headaches and Other Miscellany

When I went down to Rockfish Gap Outfitters to get a more readable compass than the tiny one in the center of my luo pan, before starting my feng shui, they had a sign out front advertising a paddling film … Continue reading

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Small Full (Grain) xiǎo mǎn 小满 May 21st .

On May 21st we moved into the Chinese calendar solar term of Small Ful. This refers to the grain and seed crops which are now beginning to become plump, but are not yet ripe. As an example, my blackberry bushes … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Cats Think Humans Have Crazy Priorities

The cats have their priorities and stick to them with a tenacity worthy of a Steve Jobs. Food must be delivered at the proper times and litter boxes must be maintained scrupulously. In the evening, if I continue working at … Continue reading

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