Monthly Archives: April 2011

Odds and Ends

With the weather cooling again, there’s been less chance of crazy cat hijinks, but there’s been a few noteworthy incidents.  On Saturday, when Julius caught the lizard, Calpurnia was interested enough to be there, shoulder to shoulder, watching him. She … Continue reading

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Bloggy Notes

This marks a couple of weeks of blogging, and so far so good. I’m not sure why the gallery I made only ‘kind of” worked out.  It’s supposed to show the four thumbnails on the front page.  I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Flashback: Calpurnia’s First Day

How Hard can it be to get a new Cat? I had been thinking about getting a third cat for a while, without really doing anything about it. Finally, a combination of the fact that the two boys and I … Continue reading

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An outside day…

Today was in the 80’s, and sunny for the first weekend in a while.  We all puttered about in the back yard, me culling down the invading English Ivy, and them watching me or snoozing. I’m not sure what to … Continue reading

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Nice Day, Sad Day

The weather here in California is pleasant, and the cats all enjoyed wandering about in the back yard until midevening.  I’m still feeling a bit logy myself, but went out with them for a little bit. Today is the anniversary … Continue reading

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Julius the Hunter

Unlike Gus and Calla, who are shy and retiring, Julius morphs into a different cat when outdoors. He keeps an eye on everything around from his wall top observation post.  There isn’t a lot he doesn’t see from there, and … Continue reading

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Sick Day

Idle day.  Was relaxing getting up every half hour to take a call from someone wanting to do home improvements on my house.

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Sick…

Had to come home from work ill. This is uncommon.  Was concerned about it for a while, but now its all explained. An old condition in new guise.

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Out in the Yard

The back wall of the back yard is dominated by a large shade tree outside between the house and the highway.  It drops these little flowers all spring, and creates little hard berries that require I wear sandals most of … Continue reading

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Easter Tree?

I came across this tree when walking through the neighborhood today. A tree in the front yard was decorated by hanging Easter eggs from the tree. It might be a good idea to avoid that house around Mother’s Day.

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