My next door neighbor’s son, Colin, turns 3 years old on Monday. Until late this morning, he had no idea that his mom and I were cooking up a surprise for him in the form of a handmade scarf. Mom said it shouldn’t be too long because she didn’t want it to wrap around his […]

Doggerel du Jour

From north to south and back againWe paint our toes and sip champagne.

Mid walking, talking, laughter, tearsI count my joys and still my fears.

Round table filled with loving friendsMy day – complete – by birthday’s end.


Born On This Day

According to If Today Is Your Birthday, “Your mind is especially restless this year, and you are hungry for new experiences and for answers. Trying out new ways of expressing your creativity figures strongly, and an enterprising spirit serves you very well.”

A patriot and a President are among the famous folk made their entrance […]

Happy Birthday, Buddy!

Who wouldn’t love a paper or plastic chomping, lamp tipping, door / cabinet / drawer opening, stubborn, sweet, curious, loyal orange and white neurotic kitty like you?

You may be 12 years old now. Maybe you can’t jump on the counter nearly as often as you used to. And yes, you’ve gotten very picky […]

Coming Up For Air.

I can hardly believe a week has flown by since Rocky discovered the joys of the ScratchScroll. Luckily, he’s still enamored of it – so much so that he’s already plucking up bits of the tight industrial carpeting that covers the surface of the kitty sine wave. Lucky too in that the lounger kept him […]

Give It Away

What I’ve got you’ve got to give it to your mommaWhat I’ve got you’ve got to give it to your papaWhat I’ve got you’ve got to give it to your daughterYou do a little dance and then you drink a little water

~ Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Give It Away” ~

The band claims their […]