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by Fred Prout Our life can change in an instant. Large scale event like Covid-19, individual event like surgery, or anything in between. Many people have handled the Covid change constructively. Having free time and isolation can spur the creative … Continue reading
By Jackie Deal They have to be related! Amber and Felicette! Their markings are identical: symmetrically marked black and white tuxedo cats. Felicette just has to be Amber’s great-great-great grandmother. Grandma Felicette was a stray cat from the Paris streets … Continue reading
By Ruby Bonham L’il Toot is a Classic Bell Boy boat. Ed found her in a field with a gaping hole in her side. After approaching the farmer he bought her and hauled her home where he lovingly restored her. … Continue reading
by Fred Prout Heroes come in all sizes and forms. Sometimes it’s the result of the act, rather than the act itself, that is heroic. The “hero” of this story is a moron.
by Jackie Deal I am Amber. The Attack Cat. Hear me roar! I am alert. Ready for battle. Ready to protect my home and family. I lie flat to the floor to escape detection by the enemy. My paws are … Continue reading
Hi Laura. You don’t remember me, but our lives intersected for about half an hour the night of May the fourth.
“MMWRO-WOW!! FSSST!” “Amber! Were those cuss words?” “Mrowww! Fssst!” “Amber! I do believe you’re swearing!” “wrrrorrrw-wow.” “Amber, lovely little lady kitties don’t swear!” “rrorwrr-rr.” “Hmm, my mistake, I guess they do!”
by Fred Prout I just spent five days as a guest of Mercy Hospital. They removed a piece of my colon. I now only have a semi. They thought it was cancer. It wasn’t. Yippee !!! I now have a … Continue reading
BC: before cat (Amber is her name). Flop out of bed, stagger to kitchen. Make coffee. Open blinds. Sit with coffee and enjoy view. Stagger back to bedroom, get dressed. Search refrig’ for breakfast items. Time elapsed: 20 minutes.
I hate to admit it, but the losses of the past year, and the isolation imposed by the virus, have left me fighting a daily battle with depression. Most days it’s a draw, some days I win, some I lose. … Continue reading
When you live in Florida there are certain things that seem to be mandated by law. In no particular order, they are sun, humidity, bugs, time share sales, and visitors. Particularly in cold weather. Particularly when you live within an … Continue reading
by Ruby Bonham My dog has Covid Weight Gain! How did my slim , trim and healthy dog expand to over twenty pounds. We will NOT discuss her owner’s weight gain. I have heard the chatter around the park of … Continue reading
A Brief History of Time, by Fred Prout With apologies to Stephen Hawking. Don’t yell. (Sorry,I couldn’t help it.) Time is not measured by day or night. Or months, years, or seasons. It used to be, but no more. The … Continue reading
A Short Story for Kids and Seniors by Ruby Bonham The little Silkie chicken squirmed on her nest. That one big egg was about to wear a blister on her bottom side and she was sure she was getting a … Continue reading
SINGING IN THE RAIN by Fred Prout There are three different stories here , so pay attention ! Among the many musical performers Rita and I absolutely loved, the very top of the list was Judy Collins. Over the years,we … Continue reading
I am not a patient, I am player. We are incredibly blessed to have top notch medical facilities right in our community. Mercy Hospital has been judged as one of the top 20 rural hospitals in the country. And with … Continue reading
by Fred Prout This is not the story I was going to write today. In fact, Rita wanted it locked away forever. Sorry, my love, but daylight savings time is here. The bars are rattling, and the laughter (I hope … Continue reading
By Jackie Deal I’ve been had! Shiny black hair, beautiful golden eyes. And a sparkling white tuxedo. Love and spunk in one adorable package. Yes, I have a cat…no, wait a minute. The cat has me! Amber, that’s her name, … Continue reading
by Fred Prout I have created a monster. Actually a whole cell block of monsters. Rita and I had over forty years of adventures. Each one had multiple stories associated with it. I find that it has become very difficult … Continue reading