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Caturday Thoughts – The Invisible Post

I have no idea how last weeks post vanished. There was no puff of smoke. Still it was only one post.  Much worse could have happened. I really need a new computer. I’ll have to wait a little longer, since … Continue reading

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Where is Earth Day?

Earth Day is going to come and go unnoticed in most of America. That doesn’t surprise me. Never mind the attention getting global warming debate. Just ask your self when you last heard someone discussing the significant increase in UV … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Cats Don’t Miss Hot Water

I am still waiting for the parts to repair the faucet to come in from the specialty supplier. The refrigerator is not scheduled to be delivered until the 25th. It had better come and not make my Chinese New Year … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit Old and New

Charles Dickens is credited with saving Christmas from, if not oblivion, then severe neglect and obsurity. He didn’t do it single handedly, however. Queen Victoria’s own husband, Prince Albert, brought the German custom of decorating Christmas trees to England, for … Continue reading

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A Valentine to Myself

Contrary to what many think, the impetus for Valentine’s Day was not a card company. It is more likely the creation of Geoffrey Chaucer, the medieval poet. He connects a tradition of romantic love with the celebration of the church … Continue reading

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