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Posts published by “Cat Spydell”

Miracles for a Marriage

I aspire to be like her. She is a stranger, a nice lady we met recently at the county clerk’s office at 501 Low Gap…

Peacock Perils

I am a mom through and through, and not just to my two kids Kodiak and Cassidy, who turned out to be wonderful human adults.…

Middle Earth In Mendocino

We are a family of Tolkien geeks. It all started in Comptche back in the early 90s. As a newlywed couple my ex-husband Mike and…

Old Goats & The World Series

Buttercup was crying the other morning out in the corral. Well, actually, she was bleating. Because Buttercup is a really old rather broken down black…

Of Owls & Playboy Bunnies

It was Halloween inching toward the witching hour of midnight, as two young women navigated the dark and winding Highway 128 through Anderson Valley. As…

Cookies to Kodiak

Christmas Cookies. Just the thought of warm freshly-baked cookies gives one a cozy, fuzzy holiday feeling. That’s what I was thinking when, a couple of…

A Story of Hope

Hope. With recent events including strife and illness making the headlines in America, hope is something that has been scarce in my life recently, as…

The Flaming Green Pickle Bus

You may have seen it. Maybe in Ukiah, maybe in Hopland, maybe in Boonville. Maybe on the 253 behind an All-In-One tow truck, maybe parked…

Upon Returning to Mendocino

Twenty-two years ago, I moved away from Mendocino County and the Northern California coastal redwoods, and I returned to my childhood life outside of L.A.…

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