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Caturday Thoughts – End of Heat 处暑 Makes Happy Cats

The Chinese calendar entered the period referred to by the solar term of End of Heat on the 23rd. Depending on location things may or may not cool off at this point. How much they will cool at all is … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – We Miss the Sun

It seems I am not the only one suffering from the dark and gloomy weather. The cats seem to be missing the sun as well. This neighborhood, having been designed like so many without regard for Feng Shui or the … Continue reading

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L’Heure Bleu

The best time of day is not day at all. It is that time when time seems to slow, seemingly almost suspended. In our house it is the time after dinner for sitting with a book or writing while listening … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Spring Rain

A long day is ending. The cats are arrayed around me on the futon, sleeping as I write except for Simba, purring loudly as my elbow, nudging and bumping for petting. I am listening to Projekt Erde 11:11. The cats … Continue reading

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Spring in Shades of Grey

  We are now in Daylight Savings Time by the clock and the calendar. However, I’m not saving much daylight, having had only one day the sun has been able to provide any. It has been cloudy all week when … Continue reading

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The Doldrums

We have neither the copper skies nor the azure seas. Yet we are in the doldrums. We are neither in the South Atlantic nor the Indian Ocean, we do not lie sweating on a wooden deck, nonetheless, we are in … Continue reading

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