I’d like to introduce you to, in no particular order, Elsa, Colleen, Marlene, Minnie, and Scruffy Muffy, whose real name, I think, is Muffin. Visiting my parents means spending hours on the porch swing with something fluffy and warm on my lap. I love it.
Two years ago I met and fell in love with this beauty. He’s a gorgeous, skinny, fearful-yet-friendly rag doll cat whom the girls named Marsh. Because he’s fluffy, like a marshmallow, but he’s also a boy, and Marsh is a manly name, they explained. We also call him Mystery Cat. Murder Cat. Mom’s Boyfriend. Mr. E. Murder Paws. Baby. I call … Read More
It’s perfectly fine to ask for help…unless you’re me, that is. Or, I suspect, you. If your mother, spouse, friend, or sibling needed help, wouldn’t you leap to give it? Wouldn’t you stretch out your hand instantly? And sometimes you don’t know they need help unless they ask. Why don’t they just ASK? Because it’s hard. Because we live in … Read More
Most of you know that my anxiety is through the roof. I make a conscious effort to bring peace and beauty into my home, so I have things to calm me. Like my indoor jungle. Sitting next to a warm bunny. A sweet bowl for my kitty ring. Marsh the Mystery Cat snoozing outside. Small things, all, but things … Read More
“What?” You ask. “Were you even gone?” Well, I was. Due to computery things and my lack of knowledge about computery things, I was literally two days away from losing my blog and domain name, etc etc etc. But I figured it out and A Broken Laptop is still mine. I can’t tell you how relieved I am. (Hint: I’m … Read More
These cats belong to my friends and fellow writers, who shall remain nameless to protect the guilty. I have laughed and laaaaaaughed at these pictures of their cats until I couldn’t laugh no more. BEHOLD! I die a little inside when I see these pictures. And I’m grateful for their owners to love them enough to force some indignity … Read More