bringing home Trevor
stupid games and stupid prizes
It was all supposed to be a surprise.
That’s why I didn’t bring a cat carrier.
Besides, I asked the person who had been looking after him all summer. The kittens traveled well together in a basket in her car.
What could possibly go wrong?
Let’s rewind a bit.
I was surprising the children with a new cat. They had been petitioning for a new once ever since Winkey’s departure. It took me years to warm up to the idea of letting a new cat into my heart and a new litter box into our home.
There is a living museum near here that we love. It’s called Memory Heritage Village. There, they’ve recreated what life was like on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in the 1940’s. It’s composed of a lot of old buildings from the community that were moved there.
The exhibits include rocks to smash at the mine shack, an old school house with books to read and a chalkboard to write on. The ice house is, at the time of this writing, still has some blocks inside - leftovers from February’s harvest.
Every year, they i…
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