Between Destinations

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.

Cat: an appreciation

We lived with a wild animal in the house for 11 years. Here are some observations following that experience.

The Archdruid

I finally got around to reading John McPhee’s Encounters with the Archdruid. If you have not read it yet, proceed…

And still counting

Another Great Backyard Bird Count has come and gone. It was the GBBC of 2013┬áthat got me into the birding…

Now. Where were we?

This has been my longest Mellowcat hiatus since I started up about eight years ago. So what the hell happened?…

Exiting the Drought

Well, that was interesting. We’ve had just a tiny bit of rain in recent weeks, but that qualifies as a…

Public Enemy Number One

Take a good look at the cat pictured here. What do you think? Oh sure, he looks nice. Handsome white…