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Foolish Monkey commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"what a pretty girl!  cats are silly but there's fury in them and they're not idiots or pushovers.   they don't take to mishandling.   we have leather furniture - which is for our dogs.  their claws do massive…"
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alsoknownas commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"Rosi, Thanks. A complicated animal but generally worth it. Training takes patience and persistence. When the situation demands I have to be quite Alpha with her. But it works out. She makes me laugh every day. Despite my stereo speakers'…"
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alsoknownas commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"Ron Powell, Finger poppin' here at my desk. The perfect road piece. I'll let her listen."
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Rosigami commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"Now that's a Cat. Smart, assertive, loyal, social and beautiful. Able and willing to defend herself and those she loves. A worthy companion for sure.   Nice music, too.  I do enjoy me some Nat King Cole, thanks to…"
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alsoknownas commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"Koshersalaami, I don't recall hearing it either. I have some old Stuff Smith on vinyl and hadn't heard it in awhile. The combination was exquisite to me. She's a pretty one indeed. Knows it too. Very social with visitors. Does her…"
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koshersalaami commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"I didn't know that cut. Excellent.  Vet techs can think they know more than they do. I've seen that one before more than once when it comes to behavior.  Gorgeous cat"
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alsoknownas commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"Thanks JMac. She has good taste, eh?"
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JMac1949 Today commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"Any cat that is a fan of Nat King Cole is AOK by me.  R&L"
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Phyllis commented on alsoknownas's blog post Not Too Old To Dream
"Here's hoping the tech learned patience from today's experience. Next time, speak up before she grabs the carrier. You're allowed. I am always amazed at people who don't speak up at the doctor's office. I realize you were…"
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alsoknownas commented on Con Chapman's blog post What We Talk About When We Talk About Photosynthesis
"Con... I have a cat and jazz post that should be showing up in a few moments. Right up your alley."
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alsoknownas commented on Con Chapman's blog post What We Talk About When We Talk About Photosynthesis
"Ok. The earth is flat. That's all the science I know."
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alsoknownas commented on Con Chapman's blog post What We Talk About When We Talk About Photosynthesis
"I always thought it was Avocado's number, which is approximately 3, add 1/2 cup of salsa, 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder and 1 tsp. lemon juice. Smash with the back of a fork. Oh crap. Kosher already did the guacamole joke. Dang. I worked hard…"
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alsoknownas commented on alsoknownas's blog post I Love Bearded Iris
"Thanks for stopping in again Anna. I've been thinking about getting a better camera for even more photos I wouldn't know how to use. What do people do with thousands of digital photos? The really dark ones have opened up a good deal in the…"
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Not Too Old To Dream

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 10 Comments

None of us are too old to dream.

I dream about taking off without a map.

My cat dreams about being out on her own some day too.

We connect in that regard despite the reality that it may not happen soon.

It's just a dream.

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I was headed back from the veterinarian's this a.m with my Bengal and had the community college jazz station on. Nat King Cole was singing an old classic with violinist Stuff Smith accompanying.

A…

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I Love Bearded Iris

Posted on May 23, 2017 at 12:30pm 17 Comments

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A Guy Walks In

Posted on May 15, 2017 at 8:09am 28 Comments

 

A guy walks in to the grocery store carrying a head.

Stop me if you've heard this one.

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I'm not kidding. A little before 6 a.m. my laptop was warmed up, the coffee was hot and the cat had been fed. Let's see if the world is still spinning, I thought while waiting for the the local cyber rag to come up with the headlines...

...then it popped up. In a rural setting, about 20 miles up the Clackamas River which feeds into…

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The Push To Limit Public Access

Posted on May 11, 2017 at 10:00am 33 Comments

A small, whole grain mini-biscuit, a chunk of Teriyaki Chinook Salmon, a half glass of high pulp orange juice and dark black coffee.

I needed to start this day off with something I can relate to because it's just not happening when I search for "news".

Books on my side table are being ignored. Mark Twain, Sherman Alexie short stories, Raymond Carver's poetry, Charles Bukowski's "On Writing", all well thumbed and half read don't get finished.

The urge to see what…

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