Short version – a very good cat litter for Athena. And for her chief tidier-up-after-Athena person. Biodegradable, non-clumping, scent isn’t overwhelming, no dust.
Just when you thought things had returned to a quiet modus vivendi at Redquarters…
It appears that Athena has reconciled herself to the Texas-sized throw-rug. She has also discovered, as cats are wot to do, that by flopping in this corner, she can obstruct traffic between the kitchen, living room, den, and library.
No matter what happens, the cat will find a way. She also gets drive-by petting.
I really do think I need to pick up a set of those little traffic cones that they use when teaching pre-schoolers how to ride tricycles.
I have no idea how many times Sib and I heard that growing up. We’d hesitate in the middle of the doorway, either looking at something or trying to make up our mind if we wanted to go out or stay out or come in, and MomRed’s voice would echo down the hallway, ‘Go or come. Don’t be a cat in the doorway!” We heard it almost as often as “Close the icebox door! You’re letting all the cold air out.” Continue reading
notably a combination of other people’s field trips, a concert (mine), and prepping for a meeting, real content will resume tomorrow.
The small, patches-of-colors rug that held down the floor in the family room at Redquarters reached the point of replacement, or so Mom and Dad Red said. I hadn’t noticed. I just vacuumed it and swept out from under it. Mom and Dad went rug shopping, found an option and placed an order. Said rug was supposed to be small-ish, say 3′ X 6′, and mostly serve to keep the ottoman from scratching the laminate floor. They paid for the small rug and waited.
The new rug arrived. It was installed.
Wait, you say. Install a throw rug? What? Continue reading
The blog post originally scheduled for today has been postponed due to long editing time and authorial foolishness. I accidentally left the main page at Amazon’s KDP uploading site and lost half an hour’s work.
Yes, I know better. I need to add some additional material and check a climatology reference before the glacier post goes live.
On the up-side, the steampunk fantasy Language of the Land should be available today or tomorrow. An engineer discovers magic. What could possibly go wrong? A lot, if you are a tyrant.
And someone is not thrilled about being on a vet-ordered weight loss diet . . .