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Red is the Color of Desire

So says Lola anyway. [Kinky Boots is a movie that never fails to make me smile, Chiwetel Ejiofer makes a wonderful drag queen turned boot designer.] And red is the color of our happy new car: A new car was a necessity, as the old one was on it’s last legs. A ’98 Ford Taurus read more

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Safe Haven for Wandering Pets?

TheBoy and I currently have no pets. Fish! went to the big fishbowl in the sky last August at the ripe old age of 2.5. We really want a dog but alas, they’re not allowed where we currently live. We could have a cat, but while we like cats, we’re not so sure we want read more

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Pet Peeves.

My family had strict traditions about holiday decorations when I was growing up. The Christmas tree [and other decorations] were on display from the Sunday before Christmas through New Year’s Day. No more, no less. The best years were when Christmas was on a Sunday because then you got a full week of the tree read more

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Exhausted!

Uffda! What a long month it has been. How does it go so quickly? I’m back in classes for this term, and that’s kicking my butt a little bit. We’re also at Nanie’s one day every week trying to get things all squared away for a. the estate sale and b. the house sale. It’s read more

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New Theme.

With a little help from TheBoy, and a whole lot of tweaking of an existing theme, Cathartic Ink has a brand new look. If you’re viewing through an RSS feed, you might want to click over and check it out. Thanks!

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