Home For The Holidays

 Today my kids convinced me to start decorating for Christmas and I gave in because I like the smell of cinnamon and my defenses are down after eating too much pie.  I love decorating for Christmas. What I don’t like: rummaging around the attic for the decorations, looking at the empty boxes afterward, and all the vaccuuming. […]

Complications

I’ve been holed up in my studio pretty much every waking hour when I’m not at work or driving someone somewhere or eating or sleeping. The problem is, so has Ron Weasley. He’s become a serious impediment to my work. Of course there’s the usual tomfoolery including sleeping where he’s not supposed to sleep, drinking […]

Diversion

Sometimes I feel like my whole life is a cycle of acquiring possessions and subsequently purging possessions. Know what I mean? Maybe it’s the seasons…in the winter, you pad your nest and in the spring you clean out closets. One of my favorite things to do is go to estate sales, garage sales and warehouses. I call […]

A Hairy Situation

As you may know, my studio cat Ron Weasley is often the bane of my existence. He is well known for climbing around where he shouldn’t be (my desk) and getting his nose into places he oughtn’t (my paint water.) Every time I walk away from my desk I have to go through a ritual […]

It’s a Cat Week.

It seems much of my week has revolved around cats. First, Ron Weasley is losing his hair again so I had to get him dosed up on Advantage. During the summer he loses his big mane and fluffy tail but it’s growing back now…just in patches. He looks like a homeless cat, so I have […]