Category Archives: stories

Who Do I Want for Christmas?

Hi there, guys and dolls! The season’s coming up fast, isn’t it? I spent my weekend making lists – what to get the girls and the bosses at work, my family (now don’t get me started on that one – … Continue reading

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The Childrens Hour, Thanksgiving Style

Hi there, guys and dolls! How was your Thanksgiving? Yes, mine was too. Far too much food, at least one drunk uncle and so much unsolicited advice that I’m set to avoid my family for at least another full year! … Continue reading

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Howdy, Pilgrim

Hi there, guys and dolls! Looking forward to your holiday break? Well, who isn’t? I, for one, am thrilled to be getting away from the neighbors. Don’t get me wrong, I love people (okay, to be honest I love to … Continue reading

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Entertainment for Busy Hands

Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to Thursday. Bet you never thought it would get here, did you? And do I have some great Raves n Faves for your listening pleasure. I love radio plays, and isn’t BBC a wonderful … Continue reading

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What Should I Be if I Ever Grow Up?

Hi there, guys and dolls! So how’s your workday Wednesday? Yep, I thought so… Mine is like that, too. Times like this I wonder what else I could have done to keep me well heeled and wasting time until Happy … Continue reading

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Autumn, the Burning, Yearning Season

Hi there, guys and dolls! Ah, autumn – little crispness in the air, the splendor of nature’s glory in the changing of the leaves. The pain in the you know what as they fall and clutter up the yard…sigh. And … Continue reading

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When the Boss Cat’s Away….

Hi there, guys and dolls, workday Wednesday is already here! And what a doozy it is. You see, all kinds of mayhem happened while the boss took a little vacation out of town. Not that we don’t get up to … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Day to Remember

Hi there, guys and dolls! Did you all have a good Remembrance/Veteran’s Day weekend? I hope you all took a little time out to reflect and respect all those individuals who have fought and are still fighting for our liberty … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Big Stone Gap

Hi there, guys and dolls! And tah-dah, here’s Thursday and time for my raves n faves, getting you into the weekend spirit. This week’s pick to make your weekend magical is the wonderful author Adriana Trigiani and her delightful stories. … Continue reading

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Meet Chuck, the Office He-Man

Hi there, guys and dolls! Is your workday Wednesday going well? If it is, good for you! If not, just put your feet up for a moment or two and enjoy reading the story of Chuck, whose day is most … Continue reading

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