Author: Katherine Coggeshall
Reading time: 5 to 10 minutes
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars.
There are times when you just want to shut your brain off and enjoy something. You just want to read something that doesn't make you think too hard, and possibly make you laugh. Katherine Coggeshall's "101 Reasons I'd Rather Marry My Cat" is such an offering.
As the title implies, this is more of a list than a narrative. I did not find anything that made me laugh aloud within, but I think that was a function of being "part" of the joke, rather than sharing it. The list is definitely female-slanted, though should be enjoyable for any man willing to laugh a little at himself.
The other thing I enjoyed about it was the discovery that my wife's idiosyncrasies are not uncommon. There were more than a few things on the list that made me think of her (and honestly, I love those quirks). And there are plenty of things in the list that dog owners (or people who hate cats) will still be able to laugh at.
It's a fun little piece that doesn't take long to get through, and will probably have you chuckling to yourself a few times throughout.
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