Month: October 2015

A Plethora of Cats

By Chicken Wrangler Sara We caught another cat last week. We set both live traps expecting another possum. We got a cat. It chose the smaller of the two live traps and so was quite crowded. Not only… Read More

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Editing? 24 Commonly Misspelled Words to Check

Last week, I discussed how using a wrong word could make readers cringe. Read that post here. Today we’re looking at the problem of misspelled words. Word processors, phones, and pads/tablets have spell checker apps and most word… Read More

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Turtles and Squirrels and Cats! Oh My! (Part 3)

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara You’ve read about the turtle that Sadie thought was a chew toy. You’ve also read the saga of Alex the squirrel who has been moved to a transition spot before being released… Read More

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Using the Wrong Word Can Make a Reader Cringe

Have you ever used to instead of too, its instead it’s, or they’re in place of their? You are not alone. Sometimes such word errors are simple mistakes. Other times our mistake is because English has so many… Read More

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The Continuing Saga of Alex the Squirrel

 A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara When we left Alex, she was becoming a little grumpy about her living quarters in a small dog kennel with small blankets and a water bottle. She growled at Rachel whenever she approached… Read More

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GRAMMAR GURU or GRAMMAR POLICE?

Me, I’m neither a grammar guru or a grammar policeman. I haven’t the linguistic knowledge to recognize every error or the guts to call someone out for fear I’d be incorrect. Some people correct others’ grammar during casual… Read More

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Turtles and Squirrels and Cats, Oh My! (Part 2)

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I recently found two baby squirrels under a tree in our backyard. One was no longer alive but one was. I immediately called in animal rescuer Rachel. She had recently rescued a… Read More

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