It’s been about six weeks since we bid farewell to our Annie. She was getting along in years and was … More
I used to have it figured out. When we took a vacation trip, I’d read all about where we were going, note all the points of interest ahead of time, map out the route, and determine what I would think and feel at key locations. Leaving nothing to chance, I would basically imagine it all and take the vacation in my mind before we left. That was before.
We lived with a wild animal in the house for 11 years. Here are some observations following that experience.
I finally got around to reading John McPhee’s Encounters with the Archdruid. If you have not read it yet, proceed … More
Another Great Backyard Bird Count has come and gone. It was the GBBC of 2013 that got me into the birding … More
This has been my longest Mellowcat hiatus since I started up about eight years ago. So what the hell happened? … More
Well, that was interesting. We’ve had just a tiny bit of rain in recent weeks, but that qualifies as a … More
We spend a fair amount of time over on the coast. It’s within easy reach, and they’ve got all the … More
Take a good look at the cat pictured here. What do you think? Oh sure, he looks nice. Handsome white … More
The free time allotted to us on the weekend was utilized for an early Saturday morning Songbird Stakeout. I have … More