I made a mistake with Veena. I admit it. The mistake is that I accidentally trained her to not sit on my lap when John is around. I don’t like being the bad guy with her, so I get John to do the things that upset her…
… summer, that is. Hi there, summer is gone, it’s fall, and where did the last three months go anyway?
Work has been very busy. Stuff at home has been very busy. It feels like I haven’t really sat back and relaxed enough to appreciate the summer.
House and garden
The two big
This is Ravenna.
Vena, napping on the bed that I made her on the desk in my office
Feeling a little playful
She came to us with that name and I think that we will keep it, but as it is a pretty big name for a little cat, we call her “Vena”,
2013, and in particular the past couple of weeks, has been pretty rough at our house.
On January 29, Merlin had what we thought was a stroke. She lost all use of her right front leg, couldn’t (and didn’t really want to) stand up or move around, and was obviously in
Last weekend there was an orchid show at the Cox Arboretum, so John and I walked over to check it out.
The orchids in the show/exhibit were spectacular.
Very alien looking, green orchids”
Those are some of my favorite photos, and the rest are here on my flickr site.
Percival has feline herpes viral conjunctivitis.
When we took him to the vet the last time for his routine check-up, we mentioned that his eyes had been pretty watery and weepy for a while. I thought that maybe he had a cold, or was allergic to something (because cats can have
Most of the time the cats act like they can’t stand each other – Percival chases Merlin around and antagonizes her mercilessly in an effort to try to get her to play with him, Merlin rebuffs all attempts to initiate playtime and hisses and growls when Percival dares to step
Last night I woke up sometime very early in the morning to the sounds of something scrabbling around in the master bathroom. I didn’t know what it was, but I was sleepy and in no mood to get out of bed to investigate, so I dismissed it as “one of
Does the Nexus One have a nice camera? Yes, it does. My current mobile (Pantech Duo) has a shitty camera. Even the cheap clamshell phone that I had prior to this one took better pictures.
As one does when one (or at least me) has a new camera to play with