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Resurrecting the Blog

Okay, I admit, it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. That’s because I’ve been working on a major redesign. From now on, this blog will focus on something that’s tremendously important to me: kitty litter.

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Pop Quiz: Internet Marketing

1. On which website would you be most likely to find an ad for used kitty litter? The Onion Craigslist Amazon.com 2. Take a moment to examine Figure 1. What’s wrong with this picture? In description on the left, the

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Valentine (2014)

Roses are red Violets are blue My library books Are all overdue. Roses are red Violets are too Rose-colored glasses Are what I see through. Roses are red Goulash is stew Have a nice meal And don’t get the flu.

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Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs

If you have any doubt that cats are better than dogs, please take a few minutes to do the following: 1. Sit in a comfy chair in a warm room with a cup of your favorite hot beverage. 2. Read

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My Cats Are So Helpful

This week I came down with Three-Day Killer Death Flu. I also had a high-pressure deadline at work, so my cats didn’t get as much attention as they’re used to. Fortunately, instead of complaining, they decided to help out around

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Why That’s Not Me Sleeping In A Glass Box at MOMA

Ever since I heard about Tilda Swinton’s performance art piece “The Maybe”, which involves her sleeping in a glass box “on top of a mattress, with just her glasses and a carafe of water” at the Museum of Modern Art

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Good News! Heavily Armed Killer Dolphins Are Not Out To Get You. Yet.

It turns out that the widely-reported news story about those three missing Ukrainian military dolphins (you know, the ones “trained to attack enemy combat swimmers using special knives or pistols fixed to their heads“) was actually a hoax. I had

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BREAKING NEWS: I’ve Chosen a Name For My Cat

A couple weeks ago, I asked for cat name ideas and got some really good suggestions. In the end, though, I decided to base my new kitten’s name on two of her most prominent personality traits: She spends a lot

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A Guest Post. By My Cat.

The following opinions are those of my cat, Thunder, and do not necessarily represent the views of this blog, its staff, or any of its affiliates: It was a typical Friday afternoon — I’d spent most of the day passed

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You Probably Don’t Want to Read My Depressing Cat Blog

I’ve started a second blog called My Depressing Cat Blog for posts about my cat Holly, who’s just been diagnosed with lung cancer, because depressing posts about my sick cat don’t really fit the theme of this blog.

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Elsewhere …

I have some publications in other places, including short stories at Shimmer, Flash Fiction Online, and Daily Science Fiction, and a list of overly-wordy LOLCat captions on McSweeney's.

Things I found in my cat's water bowl.

A blog about my cat Holly's end of life.

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