Kittens In The Barn

Reblog. First published September 2012


Stepping on the porch, he stamps his feet to remove the mud from his boots before taking them off and placing them beside the door.  As he enters the kitchen, he immediately smells the familiar aroma of coffee brewing.

“Breakfast’s ready, have a seat” his wife says.  “How’re the kittens”?

“Damn cat” he says.  “Should have run her off when she showed up last year.  Don’t know why she stays where she ain’t wanted.  Nothing but a nuisance is all she is.  Now got all those little ones running around.  I hate cats”.

She places a plate before him and pours him a cup of coffee.  He hungrily digs in, sopping up his eggs with a warm biscuit.  He tips his cup and pours some coffee in his saucer, blowing on it to cool it off.  “Damn cat” he mumbles.

When finished, he carries his dishes to the sink, rinsing them and…

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I am retired and live in southern Maine with my wife and two dogs of questionable origin. I created this blog as an outlet for my occasional opinions and random observations since my wife is tired of hearing them and, after 50 some odd years, probably with good reason. I appreciate your checking me out and hope that you find something that will encourage a return visit. Thanks for stopping by.
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