Sassy cats — It’s been a year Jake

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Some memories stay vivid longer than others. For my old cat Jake, the good (and funny) memories are brighter and the bad ones have faded. He was the topic of many blog stories and I’m posting one of my favorites. … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 20 – Mojo, Starbucks, frogs, raccoon, projects

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Mojo? Where are you? – This has been a sad week. Missing my cat has sapped my energy (and my writing inspiration). It was easier to tell people “I lost a good friend.” Here’s hoping the mojo comes back! Starbucks? … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 6 – Gardens, illness, old cats, nighttime marauders, fences

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Garden woes – This hasn’t been a great year for my garden. I was late because of my thumb surgery. Then we had rain and cold weather through June. Last year my tomatoes developed wilt late in the season and … Continue reading

The reunion story for 2015 or Kate’s Diner open for business

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Every reunion has its story. Sometimes it’s about people and sometimes not. This year it’s about my old cat Jake. Jake is over 18 and that’s old for a cat. He is an indoor/outdoor cat but his outdoor time is … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 19 – nighttime creatures, mood, locusts, honey bees, bloggers

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They have arrived! – The locusts started their sweet song this past week. For me this is a sure sign of summer. As a child it signaled the hottest point of the summer – pool days, Kool Aid, biking! Good … Continue reading

The on-going battle for control

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It happens to everyone sooner or later. They can’t help themselves. The attraction to the camera is just too much. Lily (the wayward deer who keeps trashing my pond) has discovered the night camera. Earlier this week she posed this … Continue reading