Tag Archives: summer

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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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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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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Eclipsed Sunlight; Cattitude by Ultraviolet

August 21, 2017. Our area had about 90% occlusion of sun by moon shadow, from about 11:59 AM to 2:57 PM, max coverage about 1:30 PM, CST. I didn’t photograph the eclipse itself, although we did view it through a … Continue reading

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August Photon Pounce

August is no slouch when it comes to special effects, you just gotta hunt for them. Bud has stirred and his ears have perked. He says, “Meow! I can help you hunt, just let me out the door. We’ll climb … Continue reading

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Summer Always Slips Away: Forest Edition

I’m lost in hot, green, steamy woods. Messy leaf and pine needle tangles that bounce sun around. I don’t even know how I got here; which gaze pathway got me to which photo. I know I stood at some spot … Continue reading

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Looking for Bugs . . .

in all the wrong places (1). ¬†Bugs we’ve seen who park upon, attach themselves to, squeeze into, and otherwise make use of non-natural spaces. Cicada Emerging at Night – Note they’re much more colorful at this stage, than when they … Continue reading

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