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(almost) Wordless Wednesday: Canelo picks his favorite book

When my daughter’s babysitter cleaned out her bookshelf, she very kindly offered The Nine-Year-Old the pick of her collection — including an astounding number of Warriors books by Erin Hunter. (Best babysitter ever!) Faced with such riches, The Nine-Year-Old is having trouble deciding which book to read first. Canelo, on the other…

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Wordless Wednesday: Canelo behind lace

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Wordless Wednesday: The Seven-Year-Old takes Canelo to the movies

The Seven-Year-Old has decided to introduce Canelo to all of her favorite movies. First up, the Aristocats. Canelo seems to have enjoyed the movie almost as much as The Seven-Year-Old. I hear The Seven-Year-Old plans to screen The Cat from Outer Space next week. Related Posts: Wordless Wednesdays on Caterpickles…

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Not-at-all Wordless Wednesday: Why doesn’t my cat hate his pet bandana more?

It’s Monopoly time at our local Safeway. I play every year and this year, in a Caterpickles Central first, I actually won something–brand new free-except-for-shipping @Shutterfly pet bandanas. I thought my cat would hate this more. How am I not bleeding right now? #cats #stuffoncats

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So I sat down today to do a bit of blogging for the first time in almost a month…

And then this happened. Man, it’s hard to type this way. But to bring you up quickly to date… blogging has been light in part because middle school parenthood has been busier than expected and I’ve been putting what little writing time I have during the week toward the next…

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

Summer is in full force here at Caterpickles Central, and someone’s reading list this week reflects it. See if you can figure out The Eleven-Year-Old’s summer goals from the books stacked on her desk. How to Be a Wildflower by Katie Daisy What How to Be a Wildflower is about …

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There’s an opossum in my yard. Is it time to freak out?

Last week, when The Eleven-Year-Old and I came home from school, we discovered our normally sleepy cat on high alert. Turns out there was an opossum in our backyard. “Oh no,” said my 11-year-old daughter. “Is it time to freak out?”

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“Can I compost my potentially E. coli-infected lettuce?”

Thinking about composting your potentially E.coli infected romaine? Do me a favor. Don’t. At least not this time around. Here’s why.

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“Are there ever two new moons in one month? What’s that called?”

Yesterday’s Super Blue Blood Moon got The Ten-Year-Old wondering. Are there ever two new moons in one month? What’s that called?

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“Can cats smell stress?”

One afternoon after a rough day at school, The Ten-Year-Old tried to calm herself down by picking Canelo up for a hug. He was having none of it. The Ten-Year-Old was disappointed when Canelo ran off instead of giving her the reassuring head-bonk she was looking for, but as always, her curiosity won out. “Mommyo, can cats smell stress?”

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