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dVerse — On all things feline — Mlady & I

Born cold and mewling behind a garbage can orphaned at five weeks -- streets do what they do. Nourished with milk of human kindness on her first birthday caged but not frozen Gifted to the cat savers hissing and clawing a practiced grumpet a high-ledged watcher Cleaners feeders come and go Still she watches Until… Continue reading dVerse — On all things feline — Mlady & I

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Coloring Club Plus — 8/23/19

Bonus Video!  I moved Mlady's new bed nearer to me when I'm at the computer.  I noticed she was lost in dreamland and took a video: https://youtu.be/0oDv4zGXHH4 Today's song is another cut from Talking Heads', Stop Making Sense.  I wrote about it here. Per wikipedia: "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" is a song… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 8/23/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 3/23/19

Bonus video.  I captured M'Lady Crumpet on video tonight.  This is the little lady who has made herself completely to home here after just a short period of time.  She is hooked on catnip and loves to play with the laser pointer. https://youtu.be/mIa4zPJcPig This is another cut off of "Be The Cowboy," called "Geyser."  There… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 3/23/19

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dVerse — quadrille — M’Lady

De is the host of dVerse today. De says: Whether you use it as a noun, verb, adjective or adverb (she said, spikily), just be sure your poem of 44 words includes some form of the word spike. Hopefully I'm not being too mysterious, but I hope the picture tells the tale. I have a new… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — M’Lady

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Global Teamwork

click on the link for a 'save the leopards in south africa' page Fandango's FOWC is finite, the Word of the Day Challenge is commit, and Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are: leopard, tee shirt, component The Save The Leopards Campaign started with the commitment of 1000 people across the country of South Africa. Recent… Continue reading Global Teamwork

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Kittens in Distress

image link Fandango's FOWC is petrified and the Word Challenge of the Day is hope. For days, when Ellie left for work in the morning, she could hear mewling from underneath her front porch. When she came home in the evening, every once in awhile she caught a glimpse of an orange streak going under… Continue reading Kittens in Distress

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Adventures at the Cat Shelter

This is the "little angel," asleep. Fandango's FOWC is forlorn, and the Word of the Day Challenge is yelp. I am an official volunteer at the cat shelter now, with the code to the door and everything. There were a lot of people working this afternoon, more than ever seen. There were also a lot… Continue reading Adventures at the Cat Shelter

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Well of Feelings — A Blitz Poem

https://vimeo.com/135960434 I went and volunteered a shift at the cat shelter with my son and his wife this afternoon.  The orientation was last week.  One training shift down and three more, then I'll be an official regular volunteer.  The crew on Sunday evenings are so friendly and laid back.  It's also very clear they are… Continue reading Well of Feelings — A Blitz Poem

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Poetry Day 11 — Arthur

image link -- note this is Arthur Today's OctPoWriMo's prompt is about falling through the cracks.  My definition of falling through the cracks means to be overlooked or forgotten.  Today's suggested cascade form is inspired by when I went and helped my son and his wife volunteer at a cat shelter a few weeks back. … Continue reading Poetry Day 11 — Arthur