Category Archives: Pets

This cat

Has no concept of bills, Congress, the idiot occupying the Oval Office, climate change, climate change deniers, people who think poverty and sickness are a result of moral failings, and the general disappointment that is the country outside her house. … Continue reading

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Little Hunters…

If you are squeamish about cats doing what they do, or small woodland creatures inside suburban homes, go ahead and close the tab – I won’t mind. This was Carmen (or San Diego as she was known) when she was just a … Continue reading

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Well, at least I’m getting *something* right…

So, today we went off to the vet for the AwesomeDog’s annual checkup.  I was already feeling a bit fail-tastic because it should have been November/December, but I blinked and it was January.  And then I found a tick on his … Continue reading

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Why are my shoulders connected to my ears?

At some point I figured out that I carry all the tension in my life in my shoulders and the back of my neck. It took a ridiculous amount of time to figure that out, but that is on par … Continue reading

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It’s OK to medicate your pets for behaviour issues

Especially if it means you get to keep that pet happy and healthy and around for many more years. The first photo is my sweet little Carmen as a kitten.  At the shelter, she literally walked over to me, jumped … Continue reading

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One down, one to go…

The digital final is done!!  2,811 editions of Eleanor Roosevelt’s “My Day” column turned into text files, thrown into the topic modeling blender and some pretty charts spit out in the end. Archives final isn’t due until Thursday night – … Continue reading

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Some things don’t change, even at the beach

Much like at home, I recognize the dogs in the neighborhood long before I recognize the people.  Some are the same as last year, some new. On the other side of the circle, there is a little sand-colored dog at one … Continue reading

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