Confronting the Ghosts

When I was four years old, my mother and her first husband divorced. Her first husband is my biological father. Since about age seventeen, I’ve referred to him as The Sperm Donor (TSD). Until two months ago, I hadn’t seen him in over twenty years. When I was six years old, my mom and I […]

Crazy Cats

Here is my crazy alpha cat, Bella, with her favorite vice, Puffs Plus Lotion tissues scented with Vicks. I don’t buy them because of what happens in this video.  Bella will stalk the grocery bags to get the tissues, but Ernie Hemingway likes them.  And most often loses them to the cat. Meanwhile, my bunny kitty, […]

Stupid Pet Tricks

As anyone who knows me well is aware, I have two cats.  Two in a long line of felines who have been my faithful companions since birth.  I love all animals, but I am truly a cat person.  I love everything about cats:  their thick, soft fur and dainty little paws, their inquisitiveness, their playfulness, […]