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A bit more detail

September 2, 2009

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We interrupt Lloyd’s ‘Post in 4 parts’ for a meaningless explanation. I got my first piece of hate mail. A concerned cat lover let me know in no uncertain terms that putting the cats to sleep was a terrible idea. I wrote back, explaining the decision, and Lloyd thought perhaps I should tell all of […]

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A terrible, terrible week

August 30, 2009

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A terrible, terrible week

Don’t read if you get teary easily. I’m talking to you, Brad. Ok, I’ll tell you the Shadowlands troubles. Aside from the crazy long days at work, on Wednesday we had 4 inches of rain come down in a couple of hours. It flooded one of the window wells at school and the basement carpet […]

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Liquid baloney for cats

August 20, 2009

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Liquid baloney for cats

I was going to call this ‘Liquid Cat Baloney’, but that sounded too disturbing. The cats have been eating canned cat food for a while now, and I’m down to buying the cheapest stuff they make. I buy the pâté version because if I get the stuff that looks more like meat in gravy, Skinny […]

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Oh, my.

August 10, 2009

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Oh, my.

I was welcomed home this evening by the biggest stench you can imagine. Wait, don’t imagine it – I want you to have a happy life instead. Nah- go ahead:  Imagine canned cat food and rancid garbage with a just a hint of cat pee, because that’s exactly what it was. First floor stink: Pfennig […]

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Knock Knock

July 30, 2009

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Knock Knock

Who’s there? Stupid cat. Stupid cat who? Stupid cat who can’t open the new cat door. Seriously, those senile cats are driving me nuts. Here I slaved over making that travesty of a cat door look less like a beer-induced bad idea, but they couldn’t figure out how to use it. Cricket kept trying to […]

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M

July 4, 2009

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M

THIS is our One Thousandth Post!!! Hooray! Hooray! Remember our humble beginnings in October of 2006? Ah. Good times. All of America will celebrate with us on this momentous occasion! When you watch the fireworks tonight, be glad in your heart that it is One Thousand Posts Day. Well, in honor of this special time, […]

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