Archive for August, 2013

There’d been no sign of the squirrels for a week or more.
“Perhaps they’re just sick of papaya and have gone off to find something different to eat for a while”, I thought. They had seemed to have been subsisting on nothing but papaya since we moved into this house nearly two months ago after all.
But I worried that they’d in fact met with some grizzly end, exterminated in some horribly inhumane way by the man that tends the fruit trees in the vacant lot next door.
I’ve grown quite cynical of the locals when it comes to their treatment of all creatures, great and small.
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Posted: August 9, 2013 in Rants

At times, it can seem a very strange construct – the thing that “friend” has become. One does not become friends with another person anymore. One “adds” them or “follows” them. The “partner”, the “spouse”, the “parent”, the “sibling”, the “child”. The “colleague”, the “mate”, the “comrade”, the “just a social acquaintance”.
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