Category Archives: memoir

2022 DAY ONE-FINISHED MY MEMOIR!

  It’s the first day of a brand new year! I didn’t do it on purpose, but this morning I finished the second draft of my memoir, THERE’S A CAT HAIR IN MY MASK: How Cats Helped Me Through Unprecedented Times and … Continue reading

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A HEARTFELT THANK YOU TO THE CAT WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION

THE CAT WRITERS CONFERENCE: WINS, LOSSES, AND LESSONS LEARNED Last night, I wore my mother’s red satin blouse for luck. Well, for luck and because of the fact it was the only thing with bling that still fit. Even without … Continue reading

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SHE IS STILL WITH ME

Yesterday. June ninth. My mother’s birthday. I didn’t celebrate. I didn’t mention it to anybody. I didn’t put it up on Facebook. But she knows I remember. Always remember. I like to picture her there in Heaven, surrounded by cats … Continue reading

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THE LATHE OF PORTLAND, from the Fire Star Press Blogsite

  Are you in the mood for a little dystopian tale? Part memoir, part crazy. Check it out on my Fire Star Press Blog Site. https://firestarpress.blogspot.com/2020/09/the-lathe-of-portland-by-mollie-hunt.html

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No. 4858

The following is an excerpt from a personal letter I wrote to a dear friend in Canada. I am very candid about my views. I’m not attempting to start a debate or initiate an argument. This is merely a moment … Continue reading

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THANKFUL FOR CATS

You already know I love cats. All cats. The pretty and the ugly; the old and the young; the healthy and the sick; the sweet and the mean; the housecat, the feral, the wild. I love them, all across the … Continue reading

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MY LIFE IN CATS

How does someone end up a sixty-six-year-old cat lady? I think it was destined, because some of my earliest memories are of cats. This is Two and me in 1958. He was the cat I was going to marry. Two … Continue reading

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THREE PICTURES

  I’m looking at a picture of my parents. My father in a plaid shirt and turtleneck, standing arms across his chest, smiling. My mother sitting, outside somewhere, the green of grass for background. Legs crossed ladylike, cigarette in hand. … Continue reading

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SCHRÖDINGER’S TRUNK, reblogged from the Fire Star Press Blogsite

Read my post on the Fire Star Press Blogsite:   SCHRÖDINGER’S TRUNK, by Mollie Hunt, Cat Writer    

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ECLIPSE

  I watched the eclipse. In Portland, Oregon and thereabouts, everyone did. On August 21, 2017, every local soul was outside with their eclipse glasses on, staring at the sun. It was cool, amazing, wonderful, surprising, and phenomenal, all rolled … Continue reading

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