A Year of Loss

As years are wont to do, this one is at last beginning to wind down. This has not been one of my best. It started January 4, with the sudden death of my younger sister. I've been very sad to discover I have no recent pics of her, and none of us together. It had … Continue reading A Year of Loss


Another suspected feral cat. He takes off like a bolt of lightning if I open the door to try to get a picture, but if I just talk to him through the screen he keeps eating. He's so pretty. No further sightings of Socks, the black and white one. And Pumpkin is confirmed male. Progress … Continue reading Visitors

Spay Day 2/22/2011

-- crossposted from my Wandering Mind blog -- UPDATE 2/22/2011 -- I just received this message from Cheryl, who says (and I quote), "Humane Society for Southwest Washington is a member of ASAP and is also performing low-cost surgeries. 360-693-4746" Thanks, Cheryl! I'm lifting this text in toto from the Oregon Humane Society's Web site, … Continue reading Spay Day 2/22/2011

The Cats and the Count

I got this papier mache vampire last year, but never put up the photos of the cats I managed to corral into posing with it. This is one of the goofiest decorations I have. Buster, looking his demonic best with the red eyes. The better to impress the Count with, I suppose. Princess Gracie, patiently … Continue reading The Cats and the Count