5 Reasons I Hate Cats

People who hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life. — Faith Resnick

I guess it’s a good thing I don’t believe in reincarnation, for I dislike mice as much as I do cats!

That probably offends some of you, and for that, I apologize. Save yourself the aggravation (and time) and come back for my next post when I won’t be dissing the feline population.

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Memory Train Keeps Rolling

How do you deal with the fear of falling?

I’m not talking about falling into poverty, or falling into sin, or falling out of touch with reality. No, I’m talking about the fear of falling — physically. You know, when your feet fly right out from underneath you and you land with a Thump on the ground.

Possibly injuring yourself. Seriously.

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Fruits? Or Veggies?

Tell me — If you had to choose, would you prefer Fruits or Vegetables?

I know, I know. Both are good for you. Both contain teeny amounts, if any, of saturated and trans fat. Both are cholesterol-free, relatively low in calories, and chock-full of nutrients.

But, assuming you could only have one or the other, which would you choose?

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Here a Debbie, There a Debbie

Not long ago, my new friend Beth Ann wrote about the latest offerings from the Tennessee company which makes Little Debbie snacks.

And I just had to cringe.

Little Debbie?

Sheesh, you’d think a company that’s been in business since the Great Depression would have selected a cooler name than “Little Debbie,” wouldn’t you?

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A Passion for Flowers

He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul. — Celia Thaxter

For nearly as long as I can remember, my mom has planted Impatiens after the danger of frost has passed.

They were beautiful. A profusion of color — shades of pink and white that made you smile when you peeked outside.

The past few years, mom has refused to buy them.

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