• … and now it’s spring

    concrete scupture of two cats sleeping together in a garden with a daffodil emerging

    This spring is already full of delights as I explore and exclaim at what survived the winter and where the daffodils decide to pop up. As always Dot is here for the blanket lap snuggles and my spinning. Read more …

  • everything and snuggles

    I keep meaning to write and have found it difficult to restart doing so here. The internet, the world, and I have changed so much in the past twenty years since I first had a site like this. I’d built home pages during undergrad. I’m unsure what to write here anymore. But I’m not yet… Read more …

  • always reading

    stack of library books in b&w

    I always have my nose in a book. It’s been a slow arduous process to get back into the habit of writing about what I read. I like the concept of a short post for each book as I did over twenty years ago, but that hasn’t happened yet. Perhaps it’s because social media has… Read more …

  • never again is now

    masking tape on the roll with the numbers 112 written in sharpie

    For too many days1We live in horror and dread.Never again is Now. Tomorrow, 27 January 2024 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year in the dark after the atrocities of October 7th it is even more poignant and important. I’ve struggled for one hundred and twelve days to find words for what happened that day.… Read more …

  • new day

    tuxedo cat with her paws crossed on a handknit blanket.

    Wishing you and yours the best of blankets, and laps, and lap blankets, and lots of love on this new Monday, this new month, this new year. Also boxes (not pictured). And treats (not pictured). Love (how to picture?). Lots and lots of love. ~ love from Dot. Read more …