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Asheville, North Carolina
Hi. I'm Cleo. After being surrendered at Orange County Animal Services in Chapel Hill, NC I found myself being gawked at by a couple of humans whom I eventually adopted. I let them refer to themselves as "mom" and "dad", and they couldn't have found a better home than one filled with... me.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Blocked

Not much to say lately.  There's nothing going on worth telling about.  I think I've come down with a case of writer's block.  Oh, wait-  mom and dad have been talking excitedly about the new Trader Joe's that just opened up down the road.
     I think they're going to go today to check it out.  Their (probably more dad than mom) enthusiasm for this momentous occasion is matched only by their reaction over the arrival of the new phone books.  Seems someone needs a life if you ask me.
     Lately, they've taken to going to the local Whole Foods, usually on Saturdays, and dad's excitement at the thought of sampling cheeses, guacamole, and other interesting-sounding things they have displayed throughout the store is on a level with when he got a raise.  Or had his first child.  Or won the lottery.  Okay, the lottery thing I made up.
     I can tell he's bubbling over with excitement, hoping that Trader Joe's will have similar offerings.  Pretty pathetic, huh? 
     This, mind you, from someone whose idea of exciting is licking his own butt, getting up and turning around two or three times, and laying back down in the exact same position he was in previously and falling back to sleep.  (I'm talking about me, not dad, in case it sounded confusing)
     Bye. 
     
       
     
    

5 comments:

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren said...

Trader Joe's is FABULOUS!! OMG! Wait til they try their snacks, their cookies, and they have the BEST frozen salmon!

The only thing that isn't the best there is the produce.

Trader Joe's is TONS less expensive than Whole Foods and the unique selection is to DIE FOR! Let us know what you thought of it!

Katnip Lounge said...

Mommy calls Whole Foods Whole Paycheck, but she agree that the selection is To Die For.

TJ's totally rocks and they have the BEST candy--according to Mommy. WE like their tuna cat food.

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Mark's Mews (Ayla, Marley, and Laz) said...

We wish the was a Traders Joe in OUR area!

Ann Boyajian said...

Trader Joe's carries some wonderful items which have become staples in our house: corn relish/salsa, petite frozen peas, frozen tarte aux champignons, TJ brand greek yogurt,........ we could go on and on. They have so many great frozen items which they offer as samples every day!! Our mom used to go there a lot because she worked nearby, but now she makes a run every couple of months for the staples. We haven't tried their cat fudz, but maybe we should try the tuna.

About This Blog

Created in July 2011 this blog chronicled the everyday life of a well-seasoned, spoiled house panther named Orbit. He was a nearly constant companion for almost 22 years, and ruled our roost until he passed away in December 2014, and the loss of his companionship hit us like a ton of bricks.
After more than 2 years without a live-in feline friend we found this senior Tortie gal at a local shelter and just couldn't leave without her. Cleo certainly came with an abundance of purrsonalitude, and has staked her claim on our hearts and in our home since day one. It took some long, deep thought, but I decided to pick up where Orbit left off and let Cleo tell her stories. Of course from time to time I'll add some non-Cleo posts, but she'll get over it.