Archive for the ‘cats’ Category

Sunday, June 1, 2008

self censored

The other day I did like 2002 and posted an IM chat here for y’all to read. It was between me and my friend “Olivia,” and we were being very silly and clever in it. I deleted all …

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Posted in cats, vanity, work on 06/01/2008 12:27 am

Wednesday, April 16, 2008


You guys, I landed a new day job. Just gave two week’s notice. This new job is more applicable to my skill set, too. Long-time readers will remember that, for the last five years, I’ve been working in the …

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Posted in cats, work on 04/16/2008 01:46 am

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Now I have to go back and delete everything cute I’ve ever said about my cats. And maybe get them baptized.

Starbuck (girl cat) customarily sleeps at the foot of my bed. There’s a little patch of cat hair there …

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Posted in cats on 04/10/2008 11:12 am

Monday, March 24, 2008

How I Spent My Spring Break Vacation

I ate too much, exercised too much, slept too much, spent too much, and didn’t work enough. So, you know, it was awesome.

My kids got back from their dad’s today. Before they …

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Posted in cats, domestic, Houston, vanity on 03/24/2008 12:46 am

Monday, March 10, 2008

status update

1. I cut off my hair. It’s shorter than heck. Chin length with long bangs. I’m glad. I’m getting too old for long hair, I think. My boyfriend doesn’t think so, but he doesn’t have to be a …

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Posted in cats, vanity, writing on 03/10/2008 02:03 am

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Kat Konversations
for Diane G.

Note: For the following kitty dialogue, the cats’ non-verbal communications will be in italics, and their meowed words will be in normal font. Most of their conversation is non-verbal. Luckily for y’all, I can understand …

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Posted in cats on 02/27/2008 11:06 am

Monday, February 11, 2008

Toby Update
by request, for Pixielyn

Toby seems to be doing okay, y’all. He still hides a lot, but we’re starting to realize that he just gets off on hiding. For instance, he likes to hide under our bed and …

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Posted in cats, domestic, Houston, wedding stuff on 02/11/2008 11:41 am

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

what happens most

All day long I look at people doing things they don’t want to do, or not doing things they do want to do. It’s depressing.

Obviously, most of us have to work for our living. But does …

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Posted in cats, Letty, lookism, Shimmy, venting on 01/30/2008 11:21 am

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Toby update

Toby spent the night in my oldest son’s room. Starbuck spent the night in the living room, instead of on my bed like she normally does. Was she guarding the whole house from Toby? I don’t know. After …

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Posted in cats, materialism, vanity, venting on 01/29/2008 11:30 am

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

I got a new cat today.

Our cat, Starbuck, seems lonely. Sometimes on the weekends we all spend the night elsewhere, and when I come back, she seems displeased at having spent the night alone. So I decided to get …

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Posted in cats, domestic, Houston on 01/29/2008 12:00 am