Category Archives: Nature

Last Emerald Greens, Cats, and Book News

While Franklin the cat seems unfazed by seasonal changes, when the last emerald greens leave I’ll have the blues. We have book news! There’s a lovely review of my book, Catwoods, on Goodreads and also on the Amazon link to … Continue reading

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Summer Slips By While Cat Basks

We’re looking back at June and July pictures today. It’s mid August and everyone’s yearning for fall, yikes. Leaves on a few trees are now turning yellow and dropping thanks to weeks of no rain. Outside in the heat in … Continue reading

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Catwoods the Book is Out!

Years ago I started writing a cat book, and now, Volume 1 is out! It’s been a long slog getting this done. For me, it’s exciting but a little scary too. That’s The Minx you see in the cover picture, … Continue reading

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Summer and Cat and Trees

Franklin can be puzzling. He’s so long-legged and limber; exactly how has he tucked himself up here? His front legs are poised in front of him, bent at the knee joint. They’re a little indistinct because I’m still working with … Continue reading

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Gotcha!Cat Rocks Spring

Franklin’s got me by the camera strap. My only purpose is to play with him, in his view. (He’s mewing at me now after playing fetch the wadded up paper with hubs for the last half hour.) I promised wisteria … Continue reading

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Spring Moves Fast, Like A Cat

All these violets are gone now. We’ve had plenty of rain, cloudy skies, and severe weather watches. Glorious Franklin On scarce days the sun lights Franklin. Occasional violets quickly became . . . Profusions. I love the bursting messiness of … Continue reading

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We Have Spring! And Before That . . .

Spring’s here . . . and has been for awhile. I first noticed these blooms on February 27th. The tree is a crabapple as near as I can tell. The flowers change after the initial magenta buds open and they’re … Continue reading

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