Tag: Cats

Past Imperfect – #112

In this snapshot from 1920, patrons at Whitey’s Pub and Bordello react to the news that women were just given the right to vote with the 19th Amendment. (Notice that there are only two people smiling: the bar-back on the far right, who apparently later gave birth to […]

Past Imperfect – #516

Henry: “Are you sure that we should be doing this right now? What about the other guests at the party?” Barbara: “Don’t be such a fuss. Everyone is having cocktails on the lanai. They’ll be out there for hours, guzzling gin and trying to impress each other with […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 37

Much to her eventual surprise, Cleo the Cat has an appointment on Monday that is not going to make her happy. As such, we are already psychologically preparing ourselves for the ordeal. Cleo does not play well with anybody that is not Cleo. I yanked the following out […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 26

Cleo the Cat: “Daddy.” Daddy continues working on a story, in the zone. Cleo: “Daddy.” Daddy is trying to decide which character should get the zinger line he thought of in the shower this morning. This is a critical plot point. Cleo leaps into the ample lap of […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 8

After far too many days of enforced and boring seclusion, Irene was desperate for entertainment. In a moment of weakness and low-expectations, she decided it would be terrific fun to hide the family cat in a place where no one expected the cat to be, and then wait […]