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Lack of Sleep

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Sometimes, getting my brain to shut down is really hard.  Take last night, for example. For whatever reason, when my head hit the pillow, my brain said, “Nope! Not gonna happen!” and I tossed and turned for another 2 hours.…

Daylight Savings

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*alarm goes off* *turns it OFF* *rolls over* *says ‘Ack!’ as cold, wet cat nose touches my nose* *rolls over again* *tries to ignore LOUD purring* *opens one eye and looks at darkened window – Brain: You’ve got plenty of…

Kind Words

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Hi Patrick, I just wanted to drop you a quick, longer-than-140-characters note about your ebook. Here’s the thing: I have contractual deadlines to meet, I’m in the middle of end-of-term marking, and there are about a million work-related things I’m…

Evolution of an eBook Cover

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I mentioned yesterday that I’ve put together an eBook containing the popular ‘Conversations with my Cat’ posts from this blog, adding in some new and unpublished posts, notes and commentary.  That eBook should be available for purchase soon – but…

Photo Friday: Dakota

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I thought this was a great shot and wanted to share: This was taken after he worked pretty hard to sit on me.  He was fast asleep in his bed, woke, walked over to the footrest.  Rocked back and forth…

Conversations with my Cat

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Me: *walks up the stairs. As my foot comes down on the landing, Shadow the cat races up from the bottom step and shoots between my feet to get there first* Shadow the cat: *spins and stares* Me: …ok.  *walks…

Conversations with my Cat

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Shadow the Cat: HEY! WHERE ARE YOU?! Me: I’m in here. Shadow: *scratch-scratch* WHY IS THIS DOOR CLOSED? Me: I’m busy. Shadow: LET ME IN! Me: No.  I’m in the bathroom. Shadow: *scratch-scratch* COME ON! LET ME IN! Me: No!…