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Post by Kitty » May 13th, 2021, 2:48 am

The Black Cat Vol. 02 No. 04 January 1897, by Various
The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine.<br>
This is the fourth issue of volume 2 with the following five short stories:<br>
The purloining of Ruth Allen / The scoop of the scarlet tanager / The honeymoon at Candlestand Mountain / The man without a name / Denny (Summary by Sonia)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/TheBlackCatV02no06189703/The Black Cat v02no04 (1897-01)

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Post by Kitty » May 13th, 2021, 2:59 am

And it's green light for the launching of the next issue for the Black Cat. 8-)

Like for the previous issues, I want to keep this as a one-story-per-reader-project so we can have the maximum of voices in each magazine.

Looking forward to hearing this new batch of 5 stories. :9:

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Post by JulieB3 » May 13th, 2021, 4:02 am

I'd like Section 5, please. And Thank You. :D

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Post by Kitty » May 13th, 2021, 4:05 am

JulieB3 wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 4:02 am
I'd like Section 5, please. And Thank You. :D
thank you, Julie, first in again :mrgreen: Looking forward to the story..."Denny" may be a cat by any chance ?

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Post by JulieB3 » May 13th, 2021, 4:06 am

.."Denny" maybe a cat by any chance?
Oddly enough, no. But I can promise you will like this one.

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Post by ToddHW » May 13th, 2021, 4:07 am

May I read Section 2, "The scoop of the scarlet tanager"?

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Post by Kitty » May 13th, 2021, 4:09 am

ToddHW wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 4:07 am
May I read Section 2, "The scoop of the scarlet tanager"?
I had to look up what a tanager was...bird-watching your new hobby, Todd ?

Thanks for joining again 8-)

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Post by GregGiordano » May 13th, 2021, 4:50 am

May I claim Section 3?

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Post by ToddHW » May 13th, 2021, 5:02 am

Kitty wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 4:09 am
ToddHW wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 4:07 am
May I read Section 2, "The scoop of the scarlet tanager"?
I had to look up what a tanager was...bird-watching your new hobby, Todd ?

Thanks for joining again 8-)

Sonia
Had you thought the Scarlet Tanager was a superhero?

I am, yes I admit it, an old retired person now. Actually spent 3 hours yesterday at a birdwatching course (identification by habits, plumage, size, and shape)....

Thanks, Todd

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Post by Kitty » May 13th, 2021, 6:00 am

GregGiordano wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 4:50 am
May I claim Section 3?
yes you may, thank you Greg ! Wonderful to have your voice in yet another Black Cat.

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Post by GregGiordano » May 13th, 2021, 6:07 am

:D
Kitty wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 6:00 am
GregGiordano wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 4:50 am
May I claim Section 3?
yes you may, thank you Greg ! Wonderful to have your voice in yet another Black Cat.

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Post by Kitty » May 13th, 2021, 6:11 am

ToddHW wrote:Had you thought the Scarlet Tanager was a superhero?
:lol: I see why you mention that. But no, I thought it was a sort of ship :mrgreen:
I am, yes I admit it, an old retired person now. Actually spent 3 hours yesterday at a birdwatching course (identification by habits, plumage, size, and shape)....
I am bird-watching the birds I feed in my garden and it's plenty enough. I actually know all those local birds, the sparrows, blue-tits, robins and doves are the main customers in my restaurant. It's wonderful to watch (until the sparrows start fighting for the last bits :lol: )

What I wouldn't like in "professional" bird watching is the ungodly hour they tend to get up, just to get this very rare picture of the horned night-owl or some such.

Have you seen this movie with Jack Black and Steve Martin about die-hard birdwatchers ? It's a funny movie. Let me know if you have reached that level of craziness yet:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCBAP2wId5M (actual trailer starts at 0:20)

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Post by ToddHW » May 13th, 2021, 6:25 am

Oh yes, I have seen that movie a half dozen times - usually with new people visiting who wonder what watching birds is all about...

And NO - I am not that sorta crazy.

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Post by Kitty » May 13th, 2021, 6:32 am

ToddHW wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 6:25 am
And NO - I am not that sorta crazy.
you'll get there... :mrgreen: the movie is great, keeps me laughing at the same spots all over again.

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Post by ToddHW » May 13th, 2021, 8:32 am

Part of yesterday's class was making sounds to attract birds: walking around going pish-pish pish-pish pish-pish. So even if you aren't crazy already, you look like you are.

Thanks, Todd

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