New post on Daughter on Duty.

“I ushered in the new year with five days of personal retreat while my sister Jo Ann cared for Mama. I hunkered down in the beautiful Port Orchard home of a woman I met last month at my Whidbey Island writers’ retreat. As that week ended I mentioned that I was looking for a get-away place for a few days post Christmas, and Denise offered her family’s home while they were away. Cat care she said. Well, cat company; the cat really had no other needs—and possibly not even that one, she is a cat after all. I was more than happy to oblige. …” Read more of this post.