Crunchy Thoughts

The thoughts are crunchier here.

May 10, 2016
by Carrie
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watership down

Crunchy, the outdoor cat, shows up this morning clutching a live rabbit in his mouth. He sets it right by the back door and looks up at us. This is the latest of many animals Crunchy has fetched for us. … Continue reading

October 22, 2015
by Carrie
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in memory of Harrison

Grieve Not, Nor speak of me with tears, but laugh, and talk of me As if I were beside you… I loved you so…. ‘Twas Heaven here with you. —Isla Paschal Richardson Surely you’re enjoying the best cup of coffee … Continue reading

June 25, 2015
by Carrie
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watson’s big adventure

I wiggle my feet a lot. It’s just a little habit I have. I rarely even notice when I’m doing it. It’s also genetic, apparently. One afternoon at a family get-together my half-first cousin, once removed, (yeah) noticed this and … Continue reading

December 3, 2014
by Carrie
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the tree(s), 2014

We have emerged from the Death Virus to finally present The Tree, plus one. The smaller tree is Lydia’s responsibility. Total lights on the tree: 2,550 Times the cat has eaten the tree and barfed: 0! Times other people in … Continue reading

June 8, 2014
by Carrie
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release the kraken

As far as cats go, Watson has been the epitome of normal. He usually is running around like a bat out of hell, hunting his little spring toys, pieces of paper, or the kids’ ankles. There has been no crazy … Continue reading

November 29, 2013
by Carrie
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the tree, 2013

Friends, Alabamians, countrymen; Lend me your eyes! I come to decorate the tree, not to praise it. The evil that cats do live after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Renton (and … Continue reading