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On trying to do the best you can: Cat parenting is harder than I thought it would be

My cat Alice had a bad accident over the weekend. It didn’t look terrible at first.  She just jumped down from the kitchen window, ran across the floor, and crashed into the stove. I was watching my friend’s dog for … Continue reading

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On headaches and heartaches: For Lucy the cat (April 30, 2007-July 27, 2013)

I had to put my cat Lucy to sleep this morning.  She was only six years old. She’s been kind of sick for the past month or so.  We noticed that one of her pupils was significantly larger than the … Continue reading

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Organic farming, day 1: Big Life Changes are Hard

Per what I said in my most recent blog post, I’m currently living in a little town called Ferndale, Washington (less than an hour south of Vancouver, B.C., Canada), working on a small organic farm.  I’ll be here until June … Continue reading

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A tribute to my grandmother

This weekend marks the 11th anniversary of my grandmother’s death.  11 isn’t a very special number, but I’m writing this post today because last year on February 16, I was too busy to pause and reflect on how I felt. … Continue reading

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