Day: July 16, 2005

Photo Op Politics

071605photog2.jpgIt you stage it they will come…the news media that is. Bring a statewide elected official to a small town and even the city dailies and TV stations show up to catch the opportunity (known in the trade as a “photo op.”).

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Feline Wars

It started out as a rescue mission. My sister’s daughter, forced to make a lifestyle choice between boyfriend and cat, needed a new home for her eight-month-old orange tabby called Sherbert. Amy, who never met a kitten she didn’t want, batted her eyes brought the little bundle of purring fur out onto my mother’s porch.

I didn’t stand a chance.

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