Monthly Archives: January 2012

Night Owl

In a previous post “Demitasse”  I describe Demi, the only female cat still alive in our animal family.  Demi suffers from an oral disease called plasma cell stomatitus.  The cat’s gums become very inflamed and as in Demi’s case most of … Continue reading

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Frederick

For as long as I can remember there has always been at least one cat and dog in my life.  Since my mother was an animal lover it was not uncommon to see a wide assortment of pets in our … Continue reading

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Cat’s Eye View

While I was pleased that our whole house generator arrived today it seemed as if the switch install required a lot of time…five hours in which the electricity was turned off.  It did get a little chilly inside at somewhere … Continue reading

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Dinner?!

The thermometer reads 29 or 30 but it felt much colder to my hands and feet as I tended the bird feeders this afternoon.  As mentioned in my last post, there have been many birds visiting the yard in search … Continue reading

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Migratory Cyclists

Now that the temperatures have finally dipped into the winter range the finches have returned to our feeders.  A virtual finchy frenzy has been ongoing for three days now.  Mourning doves,  blue jays,  nuthatches,  chickadees,  juncos and many woodpeckers have … Continue reading

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Star Struck

One of the many benefits of living a fair distance from city limits is the view of the night sky.  With few roadside lights,  a sparser residential population and good weather it is dark enough to see a multitude of … Continue reading

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