Category Archives: Wildlife

Global Cat Day

Just the other day I stopped by to visit my sister. By default, this also turned into a social call with her cats. You cannot visit my sister, without encountering her older female grey tabby Sunshine and her younger tom … Continue reading

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Squirrelly

Yesterday morning, I had just driven the ol’ Camry onto the driveway and was about to exit the car when I noticed the creature¬†staring at me from the nearest tree. His stare was something between being threatening and being defensive. … Continue reading

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Self-Aware

In some circles, there is the belief that young children and animals do not have self-awareness. This clashes with most people’s experiences of having been young children at earlier stages of our lives. Personally, I had a strong sense of … Continue reading

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Transitoriness

I sat on the front porch step taking in the fresh air, the screeching of some blue jays, and the beauty of natural things. Then it happened. A shimmering dragonfly landed on my left knee. I held my breath so … Continue reading

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Hearing Noises

Just a few moments ago the furnace cycled off then a second later there was a “boom” noise. It was the sound of the sheet metal ductwork returning to its resting shape. Over the past few years, the combination of … Continue reading

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Laughing My Head Off

Today will probably be a very happy day. This is generally true if I awaken with a laugh. Once again, the auspicious feeling of mirth was how today began. I wish I could remember the dream that triggered it. I … Continue reading

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Opposable Thumbs On Cats And Dogs?

I had gotten tired of listening to the news about the on-going implosion of the United States due to a certain man in Washington, so I tapped the tuning button on the radio to find a different radio station. That’s … Continue reading

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