The Birds

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When I was nineteen, I had a friend who was going to Costa Rica for a month to study biology. I mentioned it to my father; something along the lines of “isn’t that cool?” My father replied, “yes, do you want to go?” Somehow, that really did translate into me going too.

So, a very short time later, I was studying biology in Costa Rica. To be more accurate, I was studying attractive people and weed in Costa Rica. I mentioned I was nineteen, right? Continue reading The Birds

Death Child

I’ve always been the death child for both of my parents. I’ve known since a very early age that they both want to be cremated. Whenever there is a story on the news about some breakthrough in dementia or a family fighting over maintaining life support for a vegetable, the parent watching would turn to me and let me know that I am never to let that happen to them. I’ve got a pillow ready. Continue reading Death Child

HOW TO SHAMPOO A CAT

Preparation:

  • Clear the area around the tub of all knickknacks in case any water or soap escapes over the rim
  • If you have access to a fully tiled bathroom, this would be preferable
  • If you have access to a bathroom with a floor drain, this would be preferable
  • Have treats on hand to reward him or her for being such a good kitty.
  • Place one of your favorite photographs of your cat beside the tub, so that you remember why you like him or her.
  • Place one of your cat’s favorite photographs of you beside the tub, so that they remember why they like you.

Continue reading HOW TO SHAMPOO A CAT

Who’s More Neurotic?: Me or the Cat

The cat and I have been arguing lately over which of us is more neurotic. I tried to take a poll of our loved ones to put an end to it once and for all, but it came out a tie. I voted for the cat and she voted for me. So now it comes down to you and what you think. I will state both of our arguments for you because the cat doesn’t speak English and I know your Spanish is pretty rusty. Continue reading Who’s More Neurotic?: Me or the Cat

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