Roxie

Our cats arrived pre-named, and so we had little to say about that. I didn’t feel bound to the previous monikers, but was outvoted early. To me names that would be more appropriate for Roxie and Ted would be something that implied explorer or lightning bolt on the Ted...

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Teddy

For a somewhat PETA-flavored person, having a pet is a complicated topic. Its not hard to come up with flaws in the model. Pets of course eat meat as a habit. That has to come from somewhere. And if they are cats, they are born predators – of mortal danger to anything...

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Where is that cub?

Where is that cub Mother Lion? He left today out into the field Where is that cub? He used to tuck his little body next to you in our bed of grass Fearful thing I suppose he needed you and you him From my side I understood cubs need their mother mothers need their cub...

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Last Day

In the evening of my Father's last day I fed him peas and carrots He didn't like the chocolate Ensure I sang " Just a closer walk with thee" and Mary hugged him. Then some people we didn't know showed up, and he led an animated talk about their athletic daughter after...

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About Paul de Jour

Note: This is the essay I wrote in June of 2015 when I launched a previous blog that I have now closed and added to this site: Pauldejour Wordpress, Facebook, Writers and Writing The inspiration for starting this blog came from Barbara (Severin) Lounsberry, the most...

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