Lovely Morning

It’s such a lovely morning, above freezing, sunshine, flowers hesitantly starting to take a peek at the world. I wonder, on such a morning, why there’s turmoil and trouble and hatred anywhere?  At last, I can breathe a sigh of relief for the robins. When snow and ice covered the ground, those real-life early birds […]

Hatching a Plan

Hatching a Plan

Chapter 9      On the way out of the tunnel, Abigail was in front. Both women hurried as fast as they quietly could. When they reached the end of it and stepped out of the opening into daylight, Miss Georgia breathed a sigh of relief. Abigail pulled sideways on the panel and it slid shut. […]

Dogs and Cats

Dogs and Cats

What do dogs and cats know that we don’t? If you have a pet, you’ve probably wondered, just as I have. Sometimes, Nemo’s ears will perk up and he’ll be on alert, looking toward the window or door. His wonderful senses, especially ears and nose clue him in to a lot that’s going on outside […]

And So, There’s Nemo

And So, There’s Nemo

I let him out this morning to do his usual things. It was a rainy morning, more like spring than winter, but out he went to bravely face the elements. He trotted around the back yard, head up, abbreviated tail up, plume at the end of it held high. He was checking his small kingdom […]

Cats and Rain and Mysteries

Cats and Rain and Mysteries

  A loud crash jarred me out of a warm slumber. Thunder! The sound of rain on the deck. Wonderful. Just when we need it so badly, grass was beginning to lose its vitality, leaves on trees and flowers were drooping. Thunder still echoes through the dark morning. Storms and rain hold a prominent place […]

The Curious Creature Called a Cat

The Curious Creature Called a Cat

I wrote this piece about six years ago. The little cat who came to visit was Mr. Gray. I’m glad he came and stayed a while and I miss him now that he no longer comes around.. Wherever he went, I hope he is happy and I hope he knows how much I enjoyed those […]

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