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View From the Trailer Park: The Village Has Started Proceedings to Close Mushroom Acres

Last night Cat Lady went to the Village Council meeting.  Normally the Council meets on Mondays but because of the holiday, the meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday.  805 more words

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View From The Trailer Park: Another One Bites The Dust

Cat Lady’s absence from this blog has been due to two things:  First, she has been quite busy lately cleaning and packing.  Her house has been approved by Pentagon Heights and while a date hasn’t been set, it looks like she will be saying adios to Mushroom Acres at the end of June and moving to a nice shady lot on Colin Powell Street.  377 more words

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This is the blog post I knew I had to come back to write. It’s been over a month since my last confession…er…post, and consistency had become important to me, particularly because I was trying to build a readership. 1,270 more words

authenticity, and social concerns

Information intercepts
morning traffic.
but not how I anticipated,
with the hum of
emotionless commentary.
riots, and key lime protestations
minimized, yet amplified
by medium-sized, printed tees… 76 more words


Interiors: An American teenager's bedroom, and what it says about history.

The purpose of this “Interiors” series is to see what we can learn about history from a picture of an interior room. Sometimes the rooms themselves are historical, … 523 more words


The abolition of man

It is difficult to resist the conclusion that 20th century man has decided to abolish himself. Tired of the struggle to be himself, he has created boredom out of his own affluence, impotence out of his own erotomania, and vulnerability out of his own strength. 48 more words


View From The Trailer Park: A Surprise Phone Call

Yesterday was a special election day here in Michigan so Cat Lady took the day off and worked the election to pick up a few extra bucks.  561 more words

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