Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Being from Planet Cat

The hair on the back of my neck stood on end, and every living cell in my body was on alert. I knew I was being watched! How was this possible?  I was in my own home. Granted, I have … Continue reading

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Stuck on Knitting

“The advantage of sitting on your knitting needles is that it gives you a boost, and gets you up – and moving!” “Somebody pull my knitting needles out!” I shrieked as I shot out of my chair.  I looked like … Continue reading

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Lulu, the FurReal Kitty

Sienna, my granddaughter, from the time she was born had tried to be friends with our old kitty, Domino.  Domino’s life was pretty quiet and staid; and that was JUST the way he liked it.  However, my granddaughter, being a … Continue reading

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Under the Big Top

The drum roll begins with the first strains of “Circus,” the music theme. The trombones, clarinets, and saxophones sing their merry strains; the audience expectantly waits, while I look around for a way to escape, as a mouse caught in … Continue reading

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What Does Mentoring Mean to You?

When people describe what Mentoring means to them, you will hear as many definitions, as there are people.  Simply mentioning the word “mentor,” can scare some people because of the experiences in their lives, or what their vision of Mentoring … Continue reading

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How NOT to Hunt Moles in the NW

Amazingly, our Northwest legislature made it illegal to use bear traps and other traps in hunting as too many hunters were forgetting or abandoning these traps in the wilderness.  However, the funny part is that somehow mole traps were included … Continue reading

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Mentoring

Mentoring has always been a part of my life.  It snuck in and carried me off kicking, and screaming years ago as a mere child. Someone had to protect my brother by standing between him and my parents. I was … Continue reading

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My Visit from Beyond

Until I leave planet earth, I will never forget the dull sound of my dad’s voice as he said, “We missed the flight.  Your brother passed away before we could get there.” No matter how I try, I can’t remember … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

As a child, teachers couldn’t pronounce my name, Gwynn Ellyn.  The teachers would look at my first name, Gwynn, and stutter. Even now, just looking at my name, people don’t know whether I am male or female.  What is in … Continue reading

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The Joys of Setting up My First Blog

Facing my fear of Blogging is turning into a WordPress nightmare. Actually, I should Blog about learning to Blog. My techie friend who volunteered to help set up my site may be sorry he opened his mouth. It’s a comedy … Continue reading

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