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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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Cats and Flowers of a Gloomy Spring

As we all know the news is gloomy. And, many of our days have been gray. We had so much rain the creek stayed roarin’, so we didn’t make a close-up spring creek trip this year. Now it’s too buggy … Continue reading

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Color in Black and White, With Cats

I wish I was still doing this kind of work. I did the original drawing using graphite and hard lead drawing pencils. Then I had mechanical prints made from that drawing. I hand-colored them with pencils, making each one different. … Continue reading

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In Winter, Cat and I Look Back at Fall

Everything’s different now at the creek, all leaves were washed away by heavy rains. More storms are on the way, with severe weather potential. I miss all those quirky fall colors; Franklin misses the sunnier light and the autumn smell … Continue reading

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Fall Creek, Trees, and Cat, Part 3

I’ve bumped up the colors but hey, fall is the time to par-tay! The sweet house beast enjoys those slanty autumn rays. Oops, this one is out of sequence and was taken on November 19, 2019. On November 19th we … Continue reading

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Fall Creek, Trees, and Cat, Part 1

We went to the creek on November 1 but the above picture is from November 2. Notice that the reflections are mainly blue sky and green foliage. Franklin stays busy making himself comfortable but he’s ever watchful too. On November … Continue reading

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Fall Creeps Along, Cat and I Wait

We have red leaves! Got ’em in October! “I’m not impressed,” says Franklin. “Cats don’t see reds that well.” There’s still lots of green, even now. “Well I sure hear better, those raccoons really rocked out last night! While y’all … Continue reading

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Franklin the Cat’s October Gotcha! Day

Franklin’s Gotcha! Day was October 25, 2018. We were fortunate to be able to adopt a black cat that time of year, right before Halloween. Some rescues and shelters don’t adopt black cats out in October; others say that with … Continue reading

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Fall Arrives in Patches; Cats Unfazed

Fall is usually brindled here anyway. Now it’s starting, but only in patches. The weather’s still hot and Franklin stays cool on smooth surfaces. Small areas are changing. Purple Mist Flowers are blooming on schedule. Our friend’s beautiful Shelley, who … Continue reading

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Cat Presents: Green Fall Equinox

Franklin says, it’s technically the first day of fall, and we are . . . not there. We are . . . still green. Memes on social media show fall pictures with the qualification, “offer not available in (our state)”. … Continue reading

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