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Howling in Denver

Last night for the first time I remembered to turn off the tv at 8 pm and listen. Sure enough, I thought I heard a distant howl. But not certain, […]

Too cute for words

This is “Cotton.” I found her in Bored Panda’s story “40 Most Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos Of This Month (March Edition).” She’s there with 39 other adopted pets, mostly felines […]

Love in the time of pandemic

I’m a hermit by trade. A loner. And I’m perfectly happy home alone most of the time. Until I was told I HAD to stay home. Now I fret constantly. […]

‘Joy’ in Colorado

While sheltering-in-place as ordered, members of the Colorado Symphony used modern technology to get together and play Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy,” one of my all-time favorites. I still get goosebumps […]

Feed a cold, starve a virus

Time Magazine writers Elijah Wolfson and Chris Wilson said it yesterday: Short of a miracle cure, the only way to halt this pandemic, experts say, is to starve it. And […]

A cat tale, part II

Some of you may remember that I adopted a kitten last May. He was a wee thing, 8 weeks old and just 2 pounds. I named him Rowdy. Time passed […]