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Rising Waters: Hurricane Harvey and Singing the Wet Cat Blues

Eleven out of eleven cats agree, hurricanes–especially Hurricane Harvey–are not kitty cat weather.  In case you missed an earlier part, click HERE  The short drive to my sister’s house was surreal. In the nineteen years we’ve been in the house we’ve driven it hundreds of times, but never like this before. As we drove out, …

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Rising Waters: Hide from the wind, run from the water

There’s a saying in the gulf coast: Hide from the wind, run from the water. Hurricane Harvey took that to a totally new place. In case you missed earlier segments:  Rising Waters, part 1 Risings Waters Part 2 Rising Waters Part 3 Rising Waters Part 4    Just before bed, I checked the water levels—touching …

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Rising Waters: Dry Shoes are Totally Underrated

You never realize how wonderful dry shoes are until Hurricane Harvey leaves you stuck wearing wet ones. In case you missed earlier installments: Rising Waters part 1 Risings Waters Part 2 Rising Waters Part 3 Somehow, I had hoped that dry shoes and clothes would change things more than they did. I was already tired …

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Rising Waters: A Totally Different Game

Sometimes you wake up and really do find everything has changed. In case you missed part 1 or 2:  Rising Waters, part 1 Risings Waters Part 2 Writers are told to avoid clichés. Clichés like: When she awoke that morning everything had changed and nothing would ever be the same again. In general, that’s good …

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Rising Waters: I used to like the sound of rain

Hurricane Harvey settling in as a most unusual and unwelcome guest. In case you missed part 1:  Rising Waters, part 1 For those of you not familiar with tropical weather, like hurricanes, let me give you a quick primer. These unwelcome guests tend to crash the party in a fairly predictable way., considerate creatures that …

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