We’ve rearranged the living room a bit. We’re using the fireplace now, so I moved some of the furniture so it faces – or is at least angled toward – the fireplace and the warmth and the ever-changing collage of glowing embers and dancing flames. Scratchy likes this time of year, and he especially lovesContinue reading “Pictures of Scratchy and a Little Story”
So we’re a one cat household now. After Softie passed away I firmly said I don’t want any more pets. Ever. I realize that’s a pretty normal emotional response after a pet dies. I’ve gone through it enough times, also, to know that the feeling subsides and pet people tend to stay pet people despiteContinue reading “Cat of Leisure”
After a rather sudden and fast-moving illness, Softie is gone. She passed away Tuesday night, in our living room/basement. The kids were asleep. I think Alex suspected, though. I sat with her. First I held her, but when that seemed too uncomfortable for her, I laid her down on the carpet and stayed down thereContinue reading “These Eyes”
A week or two ago I pulled out all the bins of fabric from their bins and shelves and reorganized it. Rather than just organize by color, which is my usual method, this time I sorted first by type of fabric. So now I’ve got all the cottons and cotton/poly blends together, all the stretchyContinue reading “Just for Her”
I walked into the living room earlier today and this is what I saw.
Actually, what I saw was Scratchy sort of wrestling with/chewing on the little pink elephant. When I came back with my camera, Scratchy saw me and froze. Like that.
The elephant’s name, by the way, is “Purple Ears.” It’s Julia’s, in case you hadn’t figured that part out. Or, rather, it was Julia’s.