Lap Cats: A Photo Essay Slice of Life #sol19 21/31

Now that my mother has her new (my old) iPhone, we have gotten into the habit of texting each other with cat photos every morning. A “here’s the status of my lap, what about yours?” kind of thing. As soon as I settle myself on the chaise–and sometimes before I’m settled–cats are claiming their space…

Introducing Oliver: Slice of Life #sol18

Believe it or not, I wasn’t looking for another cat. We had eight already, and yes, they’re all indoor cats, and even though I really, really, REALLY love cats, even I thought that eight was enough. Mostly I worried about upsetting the delicate balance of the social order by adding more. I think that cats…

Acrostic #NaPoWriMo18 #NPM2018

  Who can say cats aren’t holy? Spirit incarnate living poem sacred offering modern totem or maybe the god of love himself come to earth. Notes: My favorite cat, Chipotle, inspired this poem. There he is in the photo! I have been trying and failing to write an acrostic poem for days now. I know,…

Celebrate: Caturday 2/28/15 #celebratelu

It’s been a difficult week and a difficult Saturday. I’ve sat down to write this post several times and just can’t get it done. It’s supposed to be a celebration–only I keep falling into complaint. In the spirit of “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all,” I gave myself permission not…