Winter Walk

For a brief few minutes it's just A and me. This isn't remarkable in itself - most of the time it's always A and me, with Matt and work and M in school. But it is remarkable because he's strapped to my chest under my coat and we're tromping up a trail.

It's a groomed, wide trail. This isn't a true wilderness adventure. But the...

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Marbles the Cat, Autumn 2012

Marbles is known to be a skittish cat. He immediately velcroed himself to us when we picked him up at the shelter, and displayed no signs of nervousness -- until one day, we had house guests, and he tried to jump through a second-floor window. We've since discovered that he's a bit of a scaredy-cat, especially around strangers, and especially...

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