Category Archives: Rabbits

Double Wide – Yet another relationship story

I thought I was done with my relationship stories, yet I have found another one. Names and minor details have been changed to protect identity. This is a first draft. I don’t know if I will continue with this one, … Continue reading

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50 Gifts for My Birthday

On my desk at work rests a photo of my father and step mother in their early 50s. As my 50th birthday approaches at the end of April, I try not to over think that photo taken in 1986 at … Continue reading

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The year in pictures and thoughts

I want to thank all the readers of “The Early Draft,” both my friends and those I don’t know who are now stumbling upon my writing. I’m excited to tell you I’ve had thousands and thousands of hits and my … Continue reading

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All That Remains

My cat died on a sunny day in the dead of winter. The emergency room parking lot, the hoods of cars glinting in the crystal day. Lugging a cat carrier full of dying cat. The doctor young, takes her to … Continue reading

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For the last several months, I’ve been caught up talking to the animals, caring for them, cooing at them, coaxing them, loving them, and now grieving one of them.  My cat Sweetie and I experienced our last months and days … Continue reading

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