Her Name is another story…

on August 24, 2021

 So I know you’d think it would be the other way around, but I’m pretty sure the impetus for getting new pets in our house is 60% Mate and 40% me. I know it was Mate’s idea to get Chiquita, even if the dog came with another cat. (Ah, Emmett, I miss you too!) It… Read More


on August 12, 2021

Yes, we went back to Monterey. It’s funny–fifteen years ago a trip to Monterey was one of the first things I’d posted. There was a picture of Squish, replete with hand knit pink baby hat, and ZoomBoy, then the Cave Troll, casting many a fit. Chicken and Big T were still in middle school, and… Read More

A Very Short Flail

on August 2, 2021

    YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So, I forgot to Flail in July… It’s funny how something you do consistently for so long can just slip your mind, right?  But the first Monday in July came and went, and it didn’t even hit me that I’d forgotten Kermit Flail until about two weeks in.  This month, Mr. Andrew Grey asked… Read More