Brutus The Brave

This Christmas tree stump carving pays homage to the brave little salamander on loan from our eldest’s fifth grade classroom… Brutus was a popular class pet and in great demand, so students signed up for the honor of  bringing the little guy home on weekends to salamander sit.   Brutus spent one VERY LONG weekend […]

Leaves!

We’ve got ’em.  Just this afternoon, the sun came out and the maple leaves are doing their best to shine. Won’t be long now till Harvey tries his best to make his dreams come true.  Not to worry though, because he is almost always thwarted by nature’s balance and the boundaries of our kitty enclosure.

Rat Chat….continued :)

I like a nice rat.  Charming conversationalists  if you don’t mind the defensive tone.  I met a rat quite recently whose knowledge of subterranean culture was really quite extraordinary.  His opinions regarding  a great variety of issues, I found to be both informed and refreshing.  This particular rat also understood the importance of attentiveness in an engaging tête-à-tête. […]

Leaf Watch

All of you fellow leaf watchers might be interested to know that in The Netherlands the maples are already showing off their lush attributes.  Check out this link http://art-is-jokken.blogspot.com  and you will find evidence of such a maple.  You will also find photos of an adorable sheep, great art, and a wonderful outlook on life. […]

Sunday News Article:For The Love of Ducks

While perusing the NJ Star Ledger on Sunday, I was drawn to an engaging photo by Andrew Mills, of a girl lovingly embracing a duck. I read the excellent article by Mark Di Ionno, and immediately sided with Nikki Vuille, a twelve-year-old who desperately wishes to keep her pet ducks in their roomy pen, in […]

Mine

I suppose the cold has inspired a longing for a spring breeze.  The thrill of running barefoot down a grassy hill with a best friend, and an enviable secret. Ever felt that sensation? Running against the wind; the moment, the secret, it’s mine,  just mine. Related Articles Art by the incomparable Charles Bibbs ]|[ THE […]