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In memory of Foreground Cat

In memory of Foreground Cat

Foreground Cat joined our household in January when he turned up here with his son, Gord. Despite his name, he was the least photogenic cat, often in the background and at first very skittish. After a while, we built up some trust and eventually he loved to be brushed...
Make Music Day 2020

Make Music Day 2020

Last year on the summer solstice, The Hill Sisters played some shows as part of Make Music Upper Perk. This year, we are separated by travel restrictions. But I decided I needed to perform anyway – the HILL SISTER Plays Alone – and set up a one woman show...
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...