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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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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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Sunny Relief

I just needed a sunny picture today! And Franklin knows how to make the best use of our infrequent sun puddles. Working on yet more spring pictures, stay tuned!

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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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Cat Assisted Look Back at Spring

Ultraviolet the Cat sits with me during almost all computer work now. She comes cooing and trilling, “urururururp,” “ooo ooo ooo eep” even before I’m fully seated. “Come on up, Sweetheart.” She jumps up, stands for a moment, moves around. … Continue reading

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Spring Fun with Colors, a Creek, and a Cat

Heavy rains made the water high and fast. The pictures don’t show how fast it really was. I used a camera setting I’ve never tried before, “parrot”. I’m trying some new stuff. I don’t know much about adjusting camera settings … Continue reading

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Tweaked Creek Ruffles Ultraviolet Cat

These photos were taken on the creek last year in spring. I messed with ’em in editing. Taken on several afternoons, now they mainly just look darker, making the colors richer but damping down the springy brightness. Ultraviolet Cat, our … Continue reading

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Cat Edits Cat Book!

BudCat and I are about to embark on the largest editing spree we’ve ever tackled. It seems I’ve written far too much for one cat and nature book. I (We) have to boil it down into two books. Bud already … Continue reading

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Wisteria Storm, I Lose Track of Spring, Always Cats

The early days. The elegance of a single strand: With a bonus bumblebee: *Gasp* at the wisteria! After an off year when it was near nonexistent. I’ve heard it isn’t too good for the trees but they seem fine. The … Continue reading

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