Has it really been three weeks since I last posted? Whoops. It was an unintended absence, I assure you. It’s not that I didn’t have things to write about. It’s just I got a wee bit distracted with other things. Mostly, my new sewing room. The dress by the ironing board is my latest project.… Read More Finding my sew-jo while risking my blog-jo
We’re back again, folks. It’s time we take another scratch at… For those of you who just stumbled upon this mess, Bad Joke Monday is when people give us jokes one week and we take a stab at illustrating said jokes the next week. Unless we don’t feel like it, in which case we… Read More Bad Joke Monday gets catty
1) Lady Grey watching her favorite channel Awww! She’s a big fan of YouTube’s CatTV channel. 2) At times, Merricat joins her Awww! You ask what sort of person uses television as a Kitty-sitter? Studies show that cats are not harmed by excessive TV watching — though sometimes TVs are. Besides, it’s not like they… Read More 6 things my cats do that make me go “Awww”
It wasn’t a resolution of mine, but it just so happens that with the new year I’ve been starting each morning with a bit of drawing and a lot of clarinet practice. As far as the drawing goes, Daughter gave me these cool watercolor markers that are incredibly fun. One end has a brush tip… Read More The reason for my extended absence is simple: I’ve been doodling.
We’re occupied with house projects right now and I’ll no doubt share some photos once we’re done. For the time being, let’s have some kitty pics. Because… *drum roll*… we adopted a kitty! About a month ago, a friend from church found a stray kitten near their home. (Actually, it fell out of their tree.)… Read More We interrupt this blog for cat photos. Because, you know. Cats.
Merricat knows how to open cabinets. She’s quite good at it. She paws at the bottom corner, careful not to scratch the finish (she’s very considerate that way). As soon as the door opens just a bit, she sticks her paw in and pulls. It’s marvelous really, how clever she is. But her real talent… Read More My Clever Cat Earns Her Keep
We made it. From our home of 17 years in Arizona to our new place in Minnesota, our move is complete. Currently we’re residing in the house we’re in the process of buying. The owners agreed to let us rent until closing, keeping us from having to move a second time (my gratitude knows no bounds).… Read More On Moving, New Homes, and a Harrowing Incident Involving Cat Poop
Plus, a brief history on the founding of Feeding on Folly… Recently we dined at Macaroni Grill. I won’t say it’s my favorite Italian restaurant, but their complimentary herb bread is lovely and they know how to grill salmon right. However this time, not being in a salmon frame of mind, I ordered their Ratatouille… Read More Ratatouille in 5 Minutes, With Help From Trader Joe’s and No Help From My Cat
I was thinking about Beauty the other day — that’s Beauty with a capital B — when that Byron piece popped into my head: She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes… Read More Thoughts on Beauty, Pigeons, and Persian Cats