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FREE EBOOK: A CHRISTMAS FERAL DECEMBER 10-14

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Bodega Cats Are in Charge

pic.twitter.com/2mNWSLAoom — Bodega Cats (@Bodegacats_) June 18, 2018 Some of the most adorable rodent terminators on the planet live in Bodega shops in Brooklyn. Since it’s not safe to have pesticides around food, and rats will never completely leave New … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

Here’s the description from Amazon: “A double life with a single purpose: revenge. Jane’s days at a Midwest insurance company are perfectly ordinary. She blends in well, unremarkably pretty in her floral-print dresses and extra efficient at her low-level job. … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Right Stuff

A collective belief that an American astronaut would be the first to walk on the moon bound Americans together through the first space flights. When President Eisenhower decided that space travel should be a civilian enterprise and not a military … Continue reading

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Best of Blog: L.A.’s 1920s Architecture

This post originally appeared in April 2012. Sowden House, 1926, Lloyd Wright, HOLLYWOOD TOUR, photo courtesy of Architecture Tours L.A. Awhile ago, a friend from London and I were meeting in L.A. and we discovered fabulous Architecture Tours L.A. We … Continue reading

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Rodent Terminator of London:Palmerston

Friends, Romans, Countrymice, lend me your dreamies. Wishing all my staff @foreignoffice and twitter friends a very Meowy Christmas! pic.twitter.com/p4ejXgT1RC — Palmerston (@DiploMog) December 11, 2017 Cats began residing in government offices centuries ago. Instead of rat poison, London’s Foreign … Continue reading

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KEDI

Kedi, a beautiful documentary, celebrates the lives of Istanbul’s cats as seen by the people they adopt. Here’s the description from Amazon: “Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years, they’ve wandered in … Continue reading

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FREE 1 Month Trial: Audible Romance Package

If the three key things to great real estate are location, location, and location, the three key things to great audio books must be narration, narration, and narration. Colin Firth won an Audie Award for his narration of the Audible … Continue reading

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Disneyland Cats

Before Disneyland opened to the public, Walt Disney inspected Sleeping Beauty’s Castle and found a kitty napping there. Walt Disney grew up on a farm and knew that where there could be rats, you need cats. Cats took the title … Continue reading

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Awesome Hero Saves Royal Docks Office Cat From Drowning

One of the things I love about this hero is his absolute lack of hesitation. When he sees Felix, the Royal Docks office cat, pushed in the Thames by another cat, he immediately drops everything to save her from drowning. … Continue reading

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