June 23, 2015


Patrick was a wonderfully playful and affectionate cat, the pinnacle of Big Orange Marmalade Boy-ness. I wish he was purring in my lap right now.

January 21, 2014


Melinda was remarkably intelligent, incredibly resilient, and an absolute sweetheart. I miss her terribly.

July 31, 2012


Yesterday I stumbled upon a fledgeling bird. I actually almost stumbled over the little guy, because I didn't see him at first, and he wasn't in any hurry to give up his spot on a piece of rotted lumber.