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Happy Easter 2013!

Easter means Easter baskets, and Easter baskets mean new places to nap, if you’re a cat. —Making Easter one of Charlotte’s very favorite holidays all year. Of course, Easter is also about what’s inside those baskets (besides Miss Kitty). Just … Continue reading

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Salad Days

With Dad up in Wisconsin, convalescing from his recent hip surgery, it was inevitable that one of these days I was going to have to bite the bullet and deal with the lawn, back here at home. But before I … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Greetings from Illinois, where Little Mouse and I have just returned from a fun-filled week in Wisconsin, visiting with my dog-niece and -nephew, Molly and Ranger. Here we all are, enjoying our last night of sweet dreams together on those … Continue reading

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Bathing Beauty

Little Mouse and I have been having a really wonderful time up here in Wisconsin, visiting with my sister’s dogs. But I have to admit, after several days away from Blackie, Max, and Charlotte, we are both feeling a little … Continue reading

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Flower Beds

Hello to all on a late Saturday evening! Over dinner earlier, Dad and I were chatting about “doodle rendering techniques,” and how, while they are all fun for me to do—whether ballpoint pen, colored pencil, marker—some are more difficult to … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

With such unseasonably nice weather here in Chicago over these past few weeks, it’s been hard to remember that it’s still been winter—up until today, that is, the official first day of spring. Today, the sun was perfectly aligned over … Continue reading

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Laundry Night

Tonight, I’m planning to spend the wee hours (which are still ahead) catching up on laundry. I can’t help but think of how nice it would be if Charlotte was back from her trip and were here to assist. Lounging … Continue reading

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