Another last minute

“There is always time for another last minute” ― Terry Pratchett, Hogfather It wasn’t the best news, but we aren’t giving up. And it never gets easier. Mr. Teatime was named for a character in the Pratchett book Hogfather. Mr. Teatime, when he was a kitten was a tiny little …

BLESTe BE Ye MAN Yt SPARES THES STONES

I love graveyards. Cemeteries. Boneyards. Cities of the Dead. They are quiet. There is a story for every stone or monument. You can visit for a conversation or just to be. I don’t think I want my body to be buried–though that has always interested me. If I could have, …

Time for Bed

J with his cat Zak. Em leaning on him. This picture says a lot somehow about our family. I don’t know what exactly but I love everything going on here. Her pretty face and big eyes, elegant fingers on her Dad’s back. J  with his companion of 14 years. Zak …

Haru sleeps

Haru sleeps, a photo by jyllianm on Flickr. Oh I’m trying this photo a day thing and I’m being moderately successful. You will see many pictures of cats and probably more food than I’ve ever photographed because 1) I am not a photographer, I just like taking pictures 2) Our …

Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself. Samuel Butler

From Kat McNally 2014 is going to be MY YEAR because…I am cutting off the crueltyIn 2014, I am going to do… what helps my family and me and stop doing what hurts us.In 2014, I am going to feel…like I am good enough and getting better.In 2014, I am …

A is for Ailurophile : The Story of Buzzy the Persian Buffalo

Hello I’m Jyllian and I’m a cataholic–or more properly an Ailurophile. I’ve loved cats for as long as I can remember. I like dogs too, they are nice but cats have always been my favorite animal. They are independent and very much themselves–which makes it meaningful (at least to me) …

I is merely one of the world’s instantaneous spasms.― Clarice Lispector, Passion according to G.H.

Prompt A: Who are you? Come out from behind that curtain and show yourself.   I am the Bean’s mom. I remember when that wouldn’t have been first, but I am happy it is now. She’s the best thing I’ve ever done and I feel lucky every day that out …