Posts Tagged Choo-Choo

Balloon Art

Oh to have talent like graphic designer Meghan Coleman who is working on a project to create 365 pieces of art using balloons. Below is her 112th creation: Cat. So adorable. You can see all of her creations via 365 Days of Balloons blog. By the way, I chose this one to feature as a nod to Choo-Choo. I miss him terrible.

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Gone But Not Forgotten

I have a confession. Choo-Choo, my beloved cat who I adopted from The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago is no longer with me. He hasn’t been with for nearly two years. So why have I not revealed this? Well, let’s just say that I felt a great degree of embarrassment, shame and guilt for giving him up. He was my beloved companion for over a decade and I even went through the expense and hassle of bringing him to London with me. So what happened to bring our union to an end? Well really, he started having behavioural issues. Issues that […]

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Jealous of a Cat

So all is not well in Barzeyland. Last night, my younger sister unloaded on me. Every name in the book I was called. She even accused me of being more affectionate with my cat Choo-Choo than her daughter. Now who would be jealous of a cat? And what did I do to deserve this verbal assault in my own f**cking home? Well I asked her if she planned to take some of her things home. After all, she does live here in Chicago. Thus, I saw no real reason to have her and her daughter’s gifts still spewed across my […]

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Can I Speak to the Man of the House?

Being in sales for a national consulting company, I make my share of cold calls every day to corporate executives in accounting/finance/IT departments. Thus, when telemarketing companies call me at home, I tend to listen to the pitch even though I usually say no to whatever they’re selling. But lately, I’ve been getting calls from companies that want to do opinion surveys. They usually start off by telling me the name of the firm and then indicating that they’re not selling anything but want to take down the opinions of the household. But they only want to speak the male […]

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