Today’s daily word prompt is broken so I’m reposting again today. I wrote this in 2016 at a time when I was feeling especially broken.
Those who know me know I love pigs. I’ve collected pig figurines since I was in college. My kitchen is peppered all throughout with those pigs. Most are very dear to me. I’ve purchased many of them myself— some at yard sales, some on eBay, and some in stores. Many have been sweet gifts from friends and family. I treasure them all.
One of our cats, Nugget, is a jumper. We broke him from jumping on the kitchen counters when he was a kitten. But here, two years later, he’s forgotten his good manners and occasionally he jumps. Lately, we’ve caught him jumping up on the top-level of a 2 tiered shelf in our kitchen where I keep many of the pigs I’ve collected over the years. I can’t seem to break him from this and quite honestly, I can’t fathom how he even accomplishes this little acrobatic feat of…
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