• waiting for a lap

    waiting for a lap

    When I’m late for our blanket and lap time, Dot tries to entice me. Read more …

  • Thoughts on my February 2022 Reading

    Thoughts on my February 2022 Reading

    I struggle with late winter. It was nice to find moments and curl up with Dot on a couch with a blanket and a book. With this regular practice, I managed to finish reading fifteen books last month; they had an average page count of 323 pages, and were published between 1970 and 2022. Read more …

  • warm then winter

    warm then winter

    March weather arrived early again this week. The region reached record highs yesterday. A wintery mix is in the forecast for tonight into tomorrow, with potential for 3-6 inches of snow and sleet in my area. I feel like this lone and flattened crocus I found in my backyard yesterday. Read more …

  • soon my shoots

    soon my shoots

    The weather is typical for February — flipping from record highs to ice and snow. The daffodils in my back yard are optimistic and a few have begun to emerge. Spending some time with them this afternoon provided some much needed mental relief. I hope the photo brings you comfort too. Read more …

  • confident lap cat

    confident lap cat

    Each day, Dot gains confidence in her role as a lap cat. We have a regular afternoon appointment on my studio couch to practice. She curls up on my lap and I either work on a project or catch up on reading. Read more …