Cats · Fun

Pictures of Scratchy and a Little Story

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 loves… Continue reading Pictures of Scratchy and a Little Story

Fun · Julia


It’s been reading week at the elementary school, and yesterday was “Dress Like a Pirate Day” (because of the treasure in books, I believe), and because we are the Last Minute Family lately, Julia and I put her costume together about twenty minutes before she had to leave for school. Not too bad, I think.

Cats · Fun

A Cat and His Elephant


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.