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February 18, 2018


beribboned cat
posted by soe 1:40 am

My mother put ribbons on the packages she sent for my birthday, in part because she knows I love wearing them around after I’ve taken them off the gifts. This time I decided to share the wealth:

Beribboned Corey

Corey is not unlike Rudi in that he tends to stick his tongue out while working on a problem.

Panicking Corey

His solution was to panic. Luckily for him, I’m only a little mean, so I quickly removed the bow back to my own wrist right after we got this shot.

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February 4, 2018


rudi and jer
posted by soe 1:04 am

Rudi and Jer

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January 30, 2018


mugging for the camera
posted by soe 1:57 am

Mugging for the Camera

Jeremiah hopped up on the couch yesterday and parked himself on my shoulders, where he looked very content with himself, at least until I pulled out the camera…

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January 15, 2018


corey and me
posted by soe 1:44 am

I took a break from cleaning and Corey came over to sit on me and quickly dozed off.

Corey and Me

I told him he should open his eyes and look at the camera, so he did.

Corey and Me, with Eyes Open

And then he got down and I went back to cleaning.

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September 18, 2017


my very good girl
posted by soe 1:18 am

Sometimes I go days in between posts because I’m busy, and sometimes because I have nothing that seems important to say. Other times, it’s because the posts I should be writing (book reviews) require a lot of time and energy.

And then there are times like the past couple days. Since I last wrote Thursday, I’ve opened my laptop and a new post page every day, and every day I’ve stared at the cursor blinking away like a heartbeat and closed it back up.

Thursday, we thought we had great news about Posey. We brought her in to the vet’s Thursday afternoon to start treatment, and then brought her home for the night. They’d warned us that they’d given her a double dose of sedatives, so she’d probably just be groggy and want to sleep, and that was true. She turned down supper, but was happy to curl up next to Rudi in bed. Rudi got up early on Friday to take her back for the rest of the treatment, and I headed to work, so I could leave in time to pick her up at the vet that evening. (more…)

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January 11, 2017


a girl and her cat
posted by soe 1:51 am


A Girl and Her Cat

A Girl and Her Cat

A Girl and Her Cat

A Girl and Her Cat

Jeremiah and me, New Year’s Day 2017
(He’s a goofball.)

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