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Pard: An Interrupted Nap

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

Pard: An Interrupted Nap Linda Long, photographer. Marilyn Reaves, distracter. U.K. Le Guin, skritcher.

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No Time to Spare by Ursula K. Le Guin

No Time to Spare by Ursula K. Le Guin

  BVC mirrors founding member Ursula K. Le Guin’s blog. We are happy to report that selected blog posts will appear in No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters. Review: Barbara’s Picks, Nov./Dec. 2017, by Barbara Hoffert, Library Journal. … Continue reading

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Pard Gets a New Catnip Mouse

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

Pard Gets a New Catnip Mouse The Annals of Pard XXI by Ursula K. Le Guin Don’t worry, I can hold my catnip. I am perfectly steady on my feet.

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BVC Announces “My Life So Far, by Pard,” by Ursula K. Le Guin

My Life So Far, by Pard, by Ursula K. Le Guin

A thoughtful, truthful autobiography, translated from the Feline by Ursula K. Le Guin. Continue reading

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Annals of Pard: My Life So Far, by Pard, Part II

Quite satisfactory

I cried very loudly in the roaring moving room-thing on the way here, because I thought the awfulness and strangeness was all happening over again forever. I still always think that when they put me in the box that smells of fear and the roaring moving room-thing. But except for that I have hardly cried at all since coming here. Continue reading

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Annals of Pard: My Life So Far, by Pard, Part I

Pard Surveys His Domain

In the first place there were Mother and Sister and me with a mother and an aunty human who had a lot of kittens. Some tom humans came around now and then and either paid no attention to anybody but the queens, or were dangerous to kittens, pretty much like real toms. Mother and Sister and I kept out of their way and had no worries except sometimes the younger kitten humans, who will pull your tail as soon as their eyes are open. And some of the bigger ones played too rough, or tried to hug. Hugging, even when well meant, is horrible…. Continue reading

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The Annals of Pard: Photos

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

Annals of Pard: Photos Continue reading

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Annals of Pard: Some People Are Just As Equal As Others

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

Annals of Pard: Some People Are Just As Equal As Others by Ursula K. Le Guin This photograph illustrates something I’ve been thinking about cats, dogs, and people. And about Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. We know that dogs, descended from wolves, … Continue reading

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Annals of Pard: The Saga of the Mice, Continued

Pigeons Passing?

This blog post is included in: No Time to Spare Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin Introduction by Karen Joy Fowler December 5, 2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt                     … Continue reading

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Doggerel for a Cat

Pink-Petal Peonies, Pink-nose Pard

This blog post is included in: No Time to Spare Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin Introduction by Karen Joy Fowler December 5, 2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt                     … Continue reading

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