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a perfect Sunday

It’s pouring rain. Grey. Cold. After a long hot summer, I’ve finally shivered in my house again. I sit in my bathrobe, hair askew, teeth the only things brushed, and plan a day around a newspaper, a book, a magazine, playing with my birds and otherwise being a total lump on the fabric of the earth.

A perfect Sunday.

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Military sexual assault

The military doesn’t want changes in the chain of command for reporting and dealing with sexual assault in the military because it will interfere with the way things are done. Yet they somehow don’t think that 26,000 reported assaults (over half on men!) indicates that chain of command may already be broken and should be changed. And, gasp! surprise!, when the military brass went to Congress to testify about this they were, except for one person, all old white men. Now there’s a group sensitive to the topic, right?

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Beyond gross

Someone – and I’m going to go out on a limb here and suggest that someone is probably a male – molested a horse at the Fairbanks State Fair. Unless Katherine the Great has been reincarnated, this means that there is some sicko out there who finds horses attractive as a sexual partner. Oh dear lord!

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Thank you

Thank you , whatever being is out there, for the cooler grey weather of fall that is upon Anchorage. I can feel my normally cheery spirit returning with each drop in the temperature.

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Rummage Sale and New Book – a bonanza

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Don’t forget the Bird TLC rummage sale on our property off Old Seward above Potter’s Marsh. It runs from 9 to 3. Lots of birds to amuse you and lots of goodies to buy.

And as if that’s not enough, my newest book Coming Into the City is officially out for sale. You can order it online at http://www.alaskabooksandcalendars.com

Note to family… yes, you have to pay for it. My birds need me to pay for their kibble so you have to pay for the book.

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Mark your calendar

Tomorrow, 9 to 3, huge rummage sale at the Bird TLC property to raise money for the birds.

Come one, come all. Someone else’s junk can surely be your treasure! And Kodi the Cache Crow will be there to relieve you of any unspent dollar bills on your way out.

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Crap

To all the wonderful friends who ask, the answer is yes, it still hurts and my normally cheerful disposition has still not returned. Damn shingles!

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