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
Those of you who have been following this blog for more than two days no doubt realize that Feeding on Folly is an animal-friendly community. Pets have been mentioned. Namely, Dog and Cat. Sadly, Cat departed to that great Kitty Condo in the Sky last February. Since then, our home has been meow-less. Recently, as… Read More Life Tips by Merricat
This last week, I lost my sunglasses. To fully understand the tragedy of this event, you must know that this was my favorite pair of sunglasses. They were stylish, lightweight, fit me perfectly, and were dark enough that if someone was talking to me, I could ignore them completely and they never knew. Oh, and they… Read More Cleanliness is Next to Insanity. Also, a Review of Cat Litter.