The house I grew up in had a lot of little rooms and a lot of little doors. It was our second house and my parents took my sister and I to look for new places to live when my father got transferred to Des Moines. I don't remember the other houses we looked at … Continue reading Premonition
In 2015, the one year anniversary of giving part of my liver to my husband snuck up on us. We didn't plan for it, we both went to work and we both felt angry. Mostly because neither of us had really properly processed what we'd gone through the year before. We did a very good … Continue reading Walking, Then Food, Then More Walking
I went on a long walk around the neighborhood with my husband yesterday. We looked at houses and even managed to weave our way along a poorly maintained trail through the woods. It was nice. At one point we happened upon a very friendly and noisy black cat. I gave this cat a pat on … Continue reading A Secret Message?
I have a bag of cat treats on the table in our kitchen. We don't have a cat. It's for the best, I'm pretty allergic to cats, but that doesn't stop me from wishing we had one. There are quite a few cats in the neighborhood who use our yard as a passageway to other … Continue reading Aloof
I like to wave at dogs. And cats, though I usually don't wave to the cats because they seem like they really don't care. To be fair, the dogs aren't that in to the waving either, but they bark and jump a lot more and that's the kind of feedback I guess I'm looking for. … Continue reading Two Dogs and a Cat