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Happy 1st birthday to the weather four-cats!

Happy 1st birthday to the weather four-cats!

One year ago today, Three birthed four tiny kittens. We had a birthday party for them and their friends, but they were so eager to get the food, they didn’t blow out the candles! Only one cat (Futatsuyama, of course) was slightly singed. Maura, firstborn. He has...
Wash your hands

Wash your hands

You are washing your hands, of course, to help stop yourself from falling ill in this time of fearsome viruses. But lots of people (me included) skimp a bit on time. The recommended duration is 20 seconds under the suds. You can sing Happy Birthday or you can elevate...
Toilet paper crisis

Toilet paper crisis

We have a crisis. There’s a run on toilet paper (and hand sanitizer and masks) thanks to the coronavirus. People are panic-buying every last roll.  We were ok, because we’d bought an 8 roll package recently as our stocks dwindled. Eight rolls last a long...
Meet Gord

Meet Gord

Looking at this video from this afternoon, I have to admit that we now have 5 cats at home. Gord appeared one January day, following his big brother/father, Foreground Cat, to steal food. Captured on the cat cam a week after his first visit: Within days, he cheekily...
Drawing weeds

Drawing weeds

Just a weed in the lawn Taking advantage of the lovely weather and a break in my workday, I went outside to sketch. My helpers came with me. Harsh critic She wasn’t wrong. I need to work on my drawing skills.
Four cat night

Four cat night

A man and his cats. It’s not very cold, but the cats are wigged out about the appearance of Background Cat and Foreground Cat. Background Cat (aka BG cat for her “black and gold” fur) turned up a week ago and has been coming around looking for food....