Category Archives: Cats

Today’s Coffee Was for the Birds

You know the saying that spilling your coffee is like the adult version of losing your balloon, or dropping your ice-cream cone? I think that is especially true if a) it’s your first of the day, b) it’s purchased from … Continue reading

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Firsts, Fears, Fails, & Fall

I feel kind of like I’ve been holding my breath all year. Or rather, I held my breath for most of last year and then in the moment I thought it would be time to exhale, life doubled down. This … Continue reading

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10 Reasons for Joy In My Day

1) Having the very last slice of TH pizza for the season as my breakfast — thank you Trevor Stice; it was delicious. 2) Learning a few new tasks that keep Jan-Pro running, and that I can now help with. … Continue reading

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Then You Can Dream About It, and It’ll Be a Whole Garden.

You know, George, I feel that in a small way we are doing something important. Satisfying a fundamental urge. It’s deep in the race for a man to want his own roof and walls and fireplace, and we’re helping him … Continue reading

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Rewatching “Buffy”: My Top 15 S4-7 Desert Island Eps (Starting with 4!)

Guys, it’s so sad. Like, I’m near tears as I write this, because Josh and I only have three more episodes before the glorious “Buffy” rewatch marathon winds to a finish. But on the happy side, I was right to … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Pecan

It was a Spring day in 1996. I was in my bedroom on the third floor of my Baldwin family home, with two new kittens that were now my babies. One orange and white, one tabby/stray that earned him the … Continue reading

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Manitou Don’t Leave

Dear Manitou Springs, With few exceptions, my major life downfall has been too many eggs, and not enough baskets. My grandmother recently wrote to my family that I have such a warm heart; if only I were more careful with … Continue reading

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