#SoCS: Endings and Beginnings

You may have noticed that I haven’t been hanging around the blogosphere much in the last three weeks. Or perhaps you didn’t, but no matter. I’m still here. My roomie, Natasha, has moved to a place of her own, which involved far more important business than writing about cat cries and bike rides. For perhaps ten days to two weeks, it was a mad rush for Natasha to pack up her many things and bring our separation to completion. IRead more

Alphabook Store

What can one find at the book store? Books. Duh. And the alphabet in several forms. I love the local Half-Price Book Store, especially when I can pick up a John Sanford hard cover for $2.00, order a book that will be shipped home for less than Amazon, and be paid for the used books that others desire. It’s also a great place for musical aficionados of CDs and vinyl and the odds and ends that normally adorn this typeRead more

Wild Birdom

  I’m expecting the ghost of Marlin Perkins to show up, standing in the open field, sharing his knowledge on the migratory path of Canadian geese. For those of you who do not know Marlin Perkins, he was the host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom for 22 years, through 1985. This television show was Animal Planet before Animal Planet existed. Every week, Marlin would be holding a baby tiger, wrestling a snake, or discussing the reeducation of once-captive chimpanzees. Yes, MarlinRead more

Lady & the Cat

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition Lady of Spain, ring your bell Jim Shore cat, curl your tail Odd plate mates you are One comes from a foreign land, the other from an Amazon box They are of different colors, their purpose never the same Mardi Gras beads winding around, trying to unite the two Lady of Spain wants to ring Black cat wants to hang Want more juxtaposition? Click here.Read more