Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 19)

A midday diversion  for you (and perhaps something the new, Tweet-prone President will want to know about) . . .

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Never judge a book by its cover? Well, OK. But: Never convict an author for his (or, of course, her) writing?! Pish-tosh!

Life as we know it
Including: Everyone’s a (book) critic

The Gram With a Thousand Rules: “I received some interesting books for Christmas this year. The one I am reading right now is not one of them.

“It’s my own darn fault.
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When it’s colder than cold outside, what starts chirping inside the house?

Our theater of seasons (Indoor Division)
Including: Immutable Laws of the Universe

D. Ziner: “Subject: Nocturnal chirps.

“Recent experiences have given me greater understanding of the dreaded TINSAC (Temperature Induced Nocturnal Smoke Alarm Chirp) Syndrome.

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“HEL-lo, kitty-katzen! Howza kitty? Is you hungry? Does you want food? Howzabout toys? Is you a sweet kitty?”

Our pets, ourselves

Arwen of Inver Grove Heights: “Subject: A year of Annie-Cat.

“It’s now a year and three months since I suddenly got a kitten with almost no warning.

“I regretted it in the beginning. She was a little wild thing, not realizing that there was anything or anyone alive except herself (the furniture and the humans were all alike to her) and she turned our house and our lives upside-down.

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