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Cats Are Easy, Right?

I have had cats all my life. I love their independence, their playfulness, their personalities and how easy they are to train. Ooops. Well, not really. Since moving to the States, I have kept my cats inside as indoor cats. I tended to live in countryside areas with pastures and bushes close by. Too many …

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Taxes!!!!!

Oh yes, I did. I said the most heinous word in the dictionary. And right when everyone is thinking about getting their information together for tax season. I am watching all the relief programs that have been passed and are being discussed right now. The last Coronavirus bailout was in the amount of $2 trillion. …

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I am still an American

Well, November was the first time I voted in a federal election as an American. This was not an easy election and it was not an easy decision for me to make. I do not make decisions lightly. I put a lot of thought into who I was going to vote for especially since I …

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The Great Mask Debate

Really people? Or just those of you who think it is your right to NOT wear a mask. Why is this even up for debate? It is a sad situation when some people are just thinking of themselves. What kind of a society has America become? Stopping the spread of any infectious disease is so …

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If Trump Would Only…

I watch the news every night. Not for long. Just to get a sense of what is going on. It is pretty discouraging to see what is happening in America. The America that I adopted in 2016. The America that I have made my home. Watching the protests, the riots, the calls to defund the …

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Mother’s Day

I lost my mother in September. Her name was Martha. Martha grew up in Germany during World War II. She was a child when the bombs would strike at night. There was not much food. They had to make do with potatoes and barley. Martha was sent to be a nanny with a doctor’s family …

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