What Summer Should Be

Earlier this summer (back before all the smoke & wildfires), back at the beginning of July, I took a trip down to Des Moines. It’s south of Seattle and has a little marina and some nice breezes in the evening. It’s beautiful and has some great views if you catch the right time of day […]

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Centering on Self

Sometimes life hits you really hard, and then you realize you’re pushing too hard and need to take a break. That’s what happened to me over the last 2 weeks. It’s been hellaciously stressful at work, and that paired with just general pushing myself too far (which is pretty common for me) led to a […]

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Kitty Birthday

Thorin Oakenkitten is 1 year old today! April Fools Day, and it’s his birthday. So, of course, he’s getting extra treats and lots of extra love (as though he weren’t 100% spoiled all the rest of the time, too). And he’s just the cutest kitty-cat that I’ve ever had for the moment. All in all, […]

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Oregon Zoo

These are my favorite photos from my visit to the Oregon Zoo in Portland at the end of January. Of course, they are all cats. (shocking, I know) But regardless, it was nice to get to see so many beautiful and powerful cats in one place in one day. It was bitterly cold–for me–but most […]

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