The Twelve(ish) Guilty Pleasures of Christmas

Day three. And this one hurts a little. One of the great double-edged swords of our modern mobile-technology age is that everyone–and I mean damned near everyone–almost always has a camera with them. And more likely than not, that camera has internet access. This means that those people can post cute pictures of their kids, … Read moreThe Twelve(ish) Guilty Pleasures of Christmas

The Cat Update

Those among you who have read last week’s entries will recall that we had taken Etta and Gus in for their declawing.   Of course, I do know that there are those of you who also drop in here once ever week or so and read backwards…So skip back a week and read forward for … Read moreThe Cat Update


You stand warned now: it’s difficult to write this.   You see, Etta hopped up on my lap about 10 minutes ago as I was seated in front of the computer pondering this evenings missive, and has not shown any inclination to get out of my way. In fact, a short time ago, she ended … Read moreInterference


For the whole two of you out there in the world who haven’t been told, texted, e-mailed, or seen it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or our Tumblr account, we are new parents. Yeah, okay. So this really only shows the male cat and not much of his sister. But you can see more of them … Read moreAdditions

Happy Birthday Cat

Since today’s as good a day as any, Happy Birthday, Pippin. Here’s how she chose to spend some of it:   Trust me, she’s happy.   Garden work is underway. Lots done, lots more to go.   See you tomorrow.

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