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About luckyotter

Recovering from BPD and C-PTSD due to narcissistic abuse from childhood. Married to a sociopath for 20 years. Proud INFJ, Enneagram type 4w5. Animal lover, music lover, cat mom, unapologetic geek, fan of the absurd, progressive Catholic, mom to 2, mental illness stigma activist, anti-Trumper. #RESISTANCE

Please save our healthcare!

The GOP is at it again.  Like Michael Myers, it just keeps rising from the dead. Yes, they’re trying to ram through a new version of Trumpcare — and this one’s even crueler than the previous two  — an estimated … Continue reading

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10 things that terrify me about Trump’s America.

I realize my last couple of posts have been dark and depressing, but there’s no sugarcoating the fact that what Trump is doing to Americans is abuse. I began this blog three years ago as a way to talk about … Continue reading

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Trump hates anything beautiful, truthful, or good.

“Destruction” by Binouse49/Deviantart   In the 1987 Cohn Brothers movie “Raising Arizona,” there was a mysterious character ironically named Leonard Smalls, a/k/a “Lone Biker of the Apocalypse. ” Smalls was a bounty hunter hired to look for a kidnapped baby, … Continue reading

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12 reasons why I don’t like autumn.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
In my neck of the woods, this is what Autumn looks like. Yesterday was the first cool-ish day we’ve had since May.   While the lower temperature felt nice, I also noticed for the…

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A Trump supporter wakes up.

Trump supporters have been burning their MAGA hats lately, but not exactly for laudable reasons.  To them, Trump has betrayed them by saying he will work with Democrats (even though I doubt he’ll actually do this since he lies about … Continue reading

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I’ll be crossing this off my bucket list in 2018.

I have two weeks vacation coming up in Summer 2018, but I’m pretty certain my boss will allow me to take it in mid-May. It’s the perfect time to visit my son in Florida again — not too hot yet, … Continue reading

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Porch is (almost) done!

Everything’s finished, except the cement floor, which will be painted in high gloss dark gray paint sometime this or next month.   I love this new, relaxing space!   Here are 3 views.  

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Lucky Otters Haven is 3 years old!

Hard to believe, but it is!   Last year, on its second anniversary, I wrote a big two-part post describing all the ways this blog has changed, and posted photos (taken from Wayback Machine) of its evolution.   I’ve changed … Continue reading

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Happy ending.

Waiting for Irma’s eye by candlelight.   My son and his friends made it through Irma just fine.  They stayed a friend’s home about 10 miles inland.   By the time Irma barreled into Tampa, it was only a Category … Continue reading

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The famous Hemingway cats are in path of Irma.

On November 1 of last year, I wrote this post about the famous six-toed cats who live at the Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West, Florida. Unfortunately, the house and the cats are in the path of the worst of … Continue reading

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