Category Archives: Nature

Fall Haunts Us, with Cats Presenting

Franklin, Our Mr. Bright Eyes Franklin is here to present more – not the last – of our autumn pictures; these are from October and November of the year we won’t mention. We’re done with it but the trees outdid … Continue reading

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Cats and Creek, Traditional

Here’s Frankie in 2019, demonstrating the panther-slung-over-a-branch style of repose. Today we’re going back to the old way of autumn creek posting, with just a two-cat escort. The “kittens” will be back soon! The reason being, there are so many … Continue reading

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Sylvestris and Felis, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Edition

Here’s Frankie to start us off. These pictures are all from October and November; most of these leaves are gone but I got their pictures before they absconded! And we still have fall color out there! (And several more creek … Continue reading

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Sylvestris and Felis, Fall Creek Edition

Sylvestris is said to have several meanings; the one I see most often is “of the forest”. But for this photo essay it will designate “forest”, and felis will designate “cats”. Many creeks run through sylvestris; this one is closest … Continue reading

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Cats Present: Creek and Leaf Scenes Change Fast While Fall Stalls; with Music!

Franklin: Call me Franklinstein for today and tomorrow, it’s Halloween. Within our slow fall season scenes at the creek change rapidly. As they say about our area, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes, it will change.” These … Continue reading

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Beauties of Black Cats, Beauties of Autumn Leaves

I can’t always tell the two black kittens apart in the pictures; I think that’s Boss. I know this is Moonpie. Looking out into trees glowing with autumn sunlight makes me think of nature’s beauties and how cats are part … Continue reading

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Cool Snaps, Warm Winds, Leaf Colors, and Cats for Company

Even wild guy Franklin stayed cozy with me during the recent cool snap. Saturday, everything turned eerily warm as the remnants of the hurricane came dragging air from the Gulf. Frankie knew that storm was out there and he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Season Shifts; Kittens’ 1st Birthday

That’s Franklin in January of 2020, looking towards the light. It’s different now of course. The outdoor photos will be in August, when we really begin to notice changing light. That’s our first sign of oncoming fall. Last year I … Continue reading

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Summer Photon Blasts, with Cats, and Music

So now that it’s August the light is changing and has a sad feel to it. It reminds us that fall is coming, even though it can be as late as November getting here. So I’ll hang onto summer, with … Continue reading

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Looking Through Windows, with Old Rainbows, and Cats

Franklin glows in spring sun Franklin is our curator and guide for this household window excursion. The following pictures were taken in May and June of 2016. I meant to post them in those months of this year, but hey, … Continue reading

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