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She’s Back

The cat came back.  I don’t know where she was, but I know she won’t be leaving my arms again.

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I’m One of “Those” People Now

I’m One of “Those” People Now Dwight told me, “Tell the truth. When you write, tell the truth, even if it makes you look bad.” Yesterday, in the 46-degree sunshine, I let Maude, my cat, lounge on the deck off … Continue reading

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The Cat, Mandu — The Last Chapter

The Cat, Mandu, allowed me to hold him like a baby.  One Friday, after school, I scooped him up and found him noticeably lighter. Living with Dwight, Mandu mastered the art of urinating in the toilet.  Without that skill, I’m … Continue reading

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The Cat, Mandu — Part II

The Cat, Mandu, was home.  Gorby, Midas, and Mandu remembered each other.  Mandu was large and in charge. After the first incident at the veterinarian with hissing, spitting and urinating on the staff, Mandu returned.  This time, they anesthetized him, … Continue reading

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The Cat, Mandu

When Dwight and I left Sundance, he took the cat, Mandu, to live in a condominium at the base of Emigration Canyon. The dogs, Gorby and Midas, moved to Park City with me. For three years, Mandu stayed in the … Continue reading

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The Naming of Dogs by D.E. Hooker

The Naming of Dogs, by D.E. Hooker T.S. Eliot wrote about “The Naming of Cats.” Regardless of the critics of the musical, Cats, Dwight and I loved it. The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter, It isn’t just one … Continue reading

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An Homage to the Hooker Who Started It All

An Homage to the Hooker Who Started It All On Sunday, June 22nd, Dwight Hooker turns 86. For a few months, he will be only 41 years my senior. Dwight is my ex-husband. On July 10th, 1994, Dwight married me … Continue reading

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