TTL Summer 2015 MKAL

I’m getting ready to start a new knitting project, and I have no idea what I’m doing. No, really. I’m taking part in the Through The Loops Mystery Shawl Knit-a-Long. So, I know it’s a shawl. A half-pi shawl, whatever that means. And I know what colors it will be, … Continue reading

(Mostly) Wordless Wednesday: Up To Date Kittens!

Kova, Kaya, and Garin got their first vaccination (and second deworming) tonight, so you know what that means. Yep! They get to go to their first adoption fair this Saturday. And Sunday, too, of course. Which means YOU can finally get to meet them! It also means that instead of … Continue reading

(Mostly) Wordless Wednesday: Sleepytime Garin

My friend Azizah Asgarali, aka @gourmetpens, has a regular feature on her blog called Wordless Wednesday. It’s usually pics of her gorgeous cats. I thought it might be something nice to start doing on my blog. After all, with 6-week-old kittens in the house, we have no shortage of cat … Continue reading

Invaded by Cute

Kitten season is here, and on Friday Chad and I picked up our first set of fosters for the year. We were supposed to get two siblings from a litter, but that morning Sharon texted to ask if we could take a third kitten. “If not,” she said, “I can … Continue reading

On Writing and Feeling Like a Fraud

This morning, I tweeted a picture of the new tea mug* Chad got me. It’s got this Dork Tower by John Kovalic on it, and apparently it struck a cord because my tweet got retweeted, favorited, and quoted, and those tweets themselves got retweeted, favorited, and quoted several times. When … Continue reading

Amazing Sights Near and Far

I’ve been hearing — and reading — about comet PANSTARRS on Twitter for days now, so Chad and I decided to pull out the telescope after dinner to see if we could spot it. It was supposed to have the easy-to-use marker of the sliver moon, which it would be … Continue reading