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PARDON MY GOBBLE


Well, President Obama has pardoned this year’s turkey. I love the weird American-ness of this tradition. We pardon one turkey a year so that we can feel less guilty about eating millions of its cousins. As of this year, presidents have pardoned 23 turkeys. Not a lot in the greater scheme of things, but I […]

LA DOLCE VITA – FELINE FORMULA


ORIGINAL WALL MURAL “THIS IS A WATCHCAT WATCHING YOU” by Kayti Sweetland Rasmussen Choose only human pets who train easily. Walk casually, but authoritatively, as befits your status. Exercise moderately, but never let it interfere with your catnaps. Make absolutely clear that every soft, warm place, especially human laps, is yours upon demand. Occasionally allow […]

CARTOONS AREN’T ALWAYS FUNNY


“TRIANGULATE” original sculpture by kayti sweetland Rasmussen I have a method to reading the morning paper. Instead of ruining the day by railing at the political and world news until the cream sours in my morning coffee, I try to grab the funny papers from Dr. Advice and get a clearer perspective on the important […]