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Gift of a Shrew and Their Role in Graeco-Roman Egypt

This morning I was awakened by Bébé-Cat gifting me with a little shrew that was dead.  Not the most enjoyable way to start the day. However, this reminded me of a blog that I wrote a couple of years ago about rats … Continue reading

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Kitties in Africa, Past and Present

With the new year upon us, I look back at the animals I brought here from Kenya.  That included: 3 cats, 2 dogs, my 2 horses, and a van-load of Alpine and Boer breeding goats for our restocking and herd upgrading … Continue reading

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Time for Plumb Jam Stories

Well, now: When I was 4 or 5, a particularly terrible cuisine-event took place.  And it was my fault… It was late fall, at our families summer home, and my mother was making plumb jelly on the large, wood-burning kitchen … Continue reading

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