Monthly Archives: December 2014

Own it like a swan: On getting brave in a hurry . . .

THERE IS A lovely swan who lives in my cove. Her name is Lucy, and she used to be part of a pair. Swans mate for life, and her mate was Phineas. They were beautiful together and a pure joy … Continue reading

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This reigndeer is not defiling Santa’s sleigh. Well, it’s Texas–you never know…

SO I WAS just informed that we’re spending the next few days at the deer camp. And yeah, it’s about what you’d expect. A cabin built by six teenage boys. It’s cold as a witch’s tit, but it does have … Continue reading

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Info-mercial Christmas: The Boob Apron for a no nip holiday . . .

SO HOLD ON to your Snuggie bottoms, it was an info-mercial Christmas. And while Bodhi got tennis balls and a new collar, and Atti Katty and Marlowe received some really fancy Fancy Feast and some Cat Nip which I judiciously … Continue reading

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Christmas for me is like a hyena on crack: Regarding Christmas cards and good intentions

CHRISTMAS PREPARATION is kind of like writing a book for me. I have the best intentions, I painstakingly construct well-laid plans, and in the end, mainly I’m running around like a hyena on crack, doing everything, and in the end, … Continue reading

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Worst. Gifts. Ever. True story . . .

SO I’M WRAPPING up all the stuff I’ve thoughtfully bought, carefully hand-crafted and chosen with great lengths of thought, and I got to thinking about some of the gifts I’ve received. And while I appreciate the thought (when there was … Continue reading

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Happy Merry Christmas. You are fat: A reality check for my fellow List Makers

WHEN I CREATE a To Do List, which is almost every day, I always start with: CREATE TO DO LIST. That way I know that surely I can strike at least one To Do from said list. And then Christmas … Continue reading

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Happy Merry Christmas. You are fat: A reality check for my fellow List Makers

WHEN I CREATE a To Do List, which is almost every day, I always start with: CREATE TO DO LIST. That way I know that surely I can strike at least one To Do from said list. And then Christmas … Continue reading

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