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50 something, mom to three house panthers, one dog, and two adult humans. Iowa born and raised, Army vet, retired Army spouse, lived in more places than I care to admit. Now in Arlington, VA. Volunteer Lost Dog and Cat Rescue, baker, hockey fan, CyclONEnation. Progressive Christian.

Recent Comments

  1. 34 minutes ago on Breaking Cat News

    Along with me on the 23rd, paternal grandma on the 25th, there was my maternal grandpa on 12/9, my uncle (mom’s brother) on 12/11, and my sister on 1/7.

  2. about 24 hours ago on Breaking Cat News

    They were for the most part, my birthday is the 23rd, so at least I was always out of school for it. It did help that my grandmother’s birthday was Christmas Day and they saw the times her day got overlooked or combined.

  3. 2 days ago on Breaking Cat News

    My neighbors put their tree up in November 1st – I know only because they have it sitting next to a large window and the lights on it are on every night.

  4. 2 days ago on Breaking Cat News

    As a fellow December birthday, that was great on your parents part! I love the idea, but mines a wee bit to close to Christmas Day to pull that off with out looking like a grinch.

  5. 12 days ago on Breaking Cat News

    It is indeed the best part!

  6. 12 days ago on Breaking Cat News

    I love her little apron! I wonder if my girl that likes to “help” in the kitchen would tolerate an apron. I could make us matching aprons – and be mocked by my husband. My helper loves the kitchen and is unphased by having flour in her fur (she can be quite insistent on getting attention when I’m baking and yes I wash my hands after as she’s not patient enough to wait).

  7. 13 days ago on Breaking Cat News

    I’m wondering how many of us will reminder this week to remove the rack.

  8. 13 days ago on Breaking Cat News

    Turkey thighs/hind quarters or a heritage turkey (more dark meat, smaller breast) are much preferred by my crew. In the past I’ve had a hard time finding thighs in my area – turkey breast is everywhere though. With grown kids we’re down to three this year and I made reservations at one of our favorite restaurants.

  9. 20 days ago on Breaking Cat News

    My youngest cat’s first foster (we were his second foster – then he claimed us) had video of him sitting on top of the door. The dismount was onto the hall table. At the time my husband commented that that video would deter potential adopters. I think it just made him even more adorable.

  10. about 1 month ago on Breaking Cat News

    Wicket picked the wrong cat to jilt all those years ago. Baba has been waiting for this moment of pay back.