Lily: A Thanksgiving Story

This Thursday is Thanksgiving Day here in the U.S., and my family and I are celebrating a reason to be truly thankful. If you read the post about our new kitten, then you know we found him because of an unfortunate circumstance. On October 23, our shy, sweet Lily kitty went missing. Our hope that…

5 Things I Learned From My Other Kitten

Meet Sulu. Sulu is a four-month-old domestic shorthair. They say he’s a “brown tiger” or “tabby” or something. We don’t really know because we got him as a stray from the shelter five days ago, and since I penned a post about Meeker when he was a kitten (hence the “other” in the title), I…

Cat Door Misadventures

Things don’t always go the way you plan. This is a tale of that very lesson. We have two cats: Lily and Meeker. Lily is small and sweet and afraid of everything. Meeker is big, in charge, and loves to go outside. Meeker loves going outside so much that he doesn’t care who he has…

Antagonists and Big Rooms

Have you noticed this trend, especially in sci-fi or superhero movies? I think I first noticed it with Ronan in Guardians of the Galaxy. But after that, I started noticing it other places. How about Darth Vader? Or even the “queen” dragon in How to Train Your Dragon. I’m not talking about motivations, or back…

Is There Too Much Apologizing Going On?

There’s an interesting phenomenon in the blogospere and in social media. It looks something like this: “I’m sorry I haven’t posted in a while.” “I’m sorry for posting so often.” “I apologize for the political post.” “Sorry for all the book posts.” And on and on and on. I noticed the first example in blogs…