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I'm a retired teacher turned writer. Ferradiddledumday (my Appalachian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story) and Stuck (my middle grade paranormal novel) are available from Cedar Creek Publishing.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Cat Work

Every morning, siblings Chloe and Jim-Bob go outside to work. Here's what they do:

Chloe free-lances at whatever work needs doing—rodent-control, bird-watching, insect-catching, supervision, etc. This morning, for instance, she's inspecting farm equipment.




Jim-Bob maintains an office where he does primarily security work and rodent control on a particular part of the yard.





Chloe usually takes a long lunch break and quits work about 2 PM. Jim-Bob, however, only takes a short break and usually works overtime.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Franz X Beisser said...

Did you catch Jim-Bob in a compromising position?

4:41 PM  
Blogger Becky Mushko said...

I caught him chasing some little squeaking furry critter. But I don't think he caught it.

6:34 PM  
Blogger Greener Pastures--A City Girl Goes Country said...

Chloe is obviously in the union.

9:01 PM  

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