Tag Archives: cats

There’s a mouse about the house

There was going to be super thoughtful post tonight about something really important, but then came the screaming. I was sitting at the kitchen table, looking through our bills, when it started. Arlo and Clementine were in the kitchen. I think Arlo, who is four years old, was the first to yell. They’d opened up […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Jen Proctor

I’m sure I’ll live to regret it, but I made the decision this weekend, after learning that filmmaker Jen Proctor had moved to Ypsi Township, to broaden the scope of the Ypsi Immigration Interview project to include people moving not only into the city proper, but also the surrounding environs… Could this be the start […]

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The Untold History of Zines…. Robert Helms on Guinea Pig Zero

In an attempt to better document the American underground press, or at least the sharp, rusty sliver of it that infected me 20-some years ago, I’ve given myself the task of interviewing all of the zine folks that I respected back in the day, during the period which many of us still consider to be […]

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Facing the end with our cat Nona

I’m pretty sure Nona came to live with us in 1995, the first time we moved back to Ypsi. (We’ve tried unsuccessfully to leave twice now.) We’d been living in Atlanta, and decided to move back to Michigan so that Linette could attend grad school. We already had one cat – Eartha – the cat […]

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Capitalizing on animal cruelty

It hasn’t been one week since the story of the cat wrapped in duct tape and left for dead in Philadelphia hit the national news, and already the folks at JoAnn Fabrics are looking to cash in. Letters of complaint from cat lovers can be submitted to the company here. No one should profit from […]

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