An Act Of Thoughtfulness ~ Katrina Curtiss 3/13/2021

An Act Of Thoughtfulness ~ Katrina Curtiss 3/13/2021
Katrina Bday Suprise gift Dakota and Mom Cindy 3 12 2021

I’m busy doing what I’m always doing, looking at music, trying to learn, trying to write, trying to stay one step ahead. A text from a guitar student’s mom, asking if I am home. I always hesitate since the Pandemic started, not much for socializing, my choice. She states that her…

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Christmas 2020 ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/25/2020 1:42pm San Antonio, Texas

Christmas 2020 ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/25/2020 1:42pm San Antonio, Texas
Surprise Christmas Lasagna from our neighbor Karen 12:25:2020

Coffee by my bed this morning, presented by the Elf On The Shelf. Morning walk with Sofia around the neighborhood, smiling, waving shouts of “Merry Christmas” to strangers we meet. Back home, reaching out to those we love, miss, cherish. Chocolate bars surprise for our neighbors. Masks on, tossing chocolate, scurrying…

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The Silence Between The Gifts ~ Katrina Curtiss ~ Dec. 25, 2020 ~ 4:35am/39 degrees.

The Silence Between The Gifts ~ Katrina Curtiss ~ Dec. 25, 2020 ~ 4:35am/39 degrees.
Me and my brother, Danny ~ Ohio Christmas (circa 1960s)

Sitting in silence, this early Christmas morning with Basura Cat sleeping upon my lap. I find myself wondering if all pet owners sit in uncomfortable positions for extended periods of time so they don't wake them up. It's an odd Christmas this year, no tree, no turkey, no gatherings due…

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The Christmas Cello ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/24/2020

The Christmas Cello ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/24/2020
The Christmas Cello 12 24 2020

It’s a quiet Christmas Eve morning, Sofia doing her thing, me, mine, Basura Cat sleeping in the windowsill. A text from my adopted family, “Are you busy?” First thought was about seeing anyone during the Pandemic, during the season of gathering. First a stop by my adopted nieces, the girls…

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Christmas Memories ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/23/2020

Christmas Memories ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/23/2020
Mom Christmas Day 1977

I suspect that I am not alone, getting lost in memories at this time of the year. Here are some of my fondest of Christmases gone past. My mom loved Christmas, we’d clean and cook and spend the day with family and friends, stomping snow off their boots and settling…

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In The Blink Of An Eye ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/19/2020

In The Blink Of An Eye ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/19/2020
My Canoe To The Other Side 12:19:2020

If we could get in a canoe and travel one hour to the other side to see those no longer seen, it would be the greatest gift of this holiday season. In The Blink Of An Eye ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/19/2020 They say that life can change in the “blink…

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My Cat And Thanksgiving ~ Katrina Curtiss 11/25/2020

My Cat And Thanksgiving ~ Katrina Curtiss 11/25/2020
Basura And Her Thanksgiving Thoughts 11:25:2020

Basura and me were having a chat, She jumped on my lap, such a friendly cat. She said, that the numbers of cases are getting high, “I thought we had told COVID~19, goodbye.” “Yes,” I sighed as we began to play, But the numbers seem to be getting higher every…

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The Dysfunction Family Thanksgiving Dinner ~ Katrina Curtiss 11/22/2020

The Dysfunction Family Thanksgiving Dinner ~ Katrina Curtiss 11/22/2020
Dysfunctional Thanksgiving 2020

I wrote this back in September, in the midst of the Political storm ~ wasn’t going to post it, but I like the picture. Stay safe, wear your mask, celebrate safely, you matter! The Dysfunction Family Thanksgiving Dinner ~ Katrina Curtiss 11/22/2020 The shopping was done with grace and great care,…

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My Cat Wants To Call Seniors On Thanksgiving ~ by Katrina Curtiss 11/18/2020

My Cat Wants To Call Seniors On Thanksgiving ~ by Katrina Curtiss 11/18/2020
Basura Cat Calling Seniors On Thanksgiving 11:18:2020

Having a roof over and a pillow under my head, fills me with gratitude everyday, taking nothing for granted in this day and age of COVID~19. It will be a difficult Thanksgiving for many of us, those respecting the safety procedures of social distancing, small gatherings, no hugging, the list…

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