I really do love my new office setup. I sat at my desk working today and heard an alarming CLANK from the window sill. Our cat’s tail had whacked the ceramic salad plate that holds one of my plants. I peeked over my computer monitor — since my desk now faces the window — to … Continue reading Cats and leaves
Our cat Tubbles is pressed up against me. She lays on my arms as I type, her shoulders across my left arm, and one leg draped over my right. She is relaxed and commanding, like nobility idling on a chaise lounge. And she purrs. I can feel the rumble of her on my abdomen, where … Continue reading Purr
Saturday morning, reading by the window. I’ve got no plans. Maybe I’ll read all day with a cat on my lap, pausing only to eat and make coffee. Probably I won’t do that, but it’s a nice dream. Continue reading Saturday daydream
Though our cats breakfast at 6am, oftentimes they decide at 5am, “I’m bored. Let’s have breakfast now.” When they decide they’re ready to eat at 5am, they bring our attention to that decision. In the silent stillness of a sleeping house, they stand in the windowsill and pull the blinds away from the glass, then … Continue reading How irritating can you be and still be loved?