12/13/10 –– Tough times can push people apart, or bring them together. I’m lucky to have a family that all rallied unfailingly around my youngest daughter, Amy, as she went through hip surgery. Her cat, Joon, is the lone exception. While we were away at the hospital, she took over my writing chair. True, I often write standing up, but these old legs get tired and I need a sit break every now and then. Times are about to get tough again — cat eviction!
- by Tom Birdseye