In Defense of Litter Boxes

In Defense of Litter Boxes

( I thought about taking a picture of one of the litter boxes, but a picture of one of the cats who uses them seemed a better choice!) I read a newspaper story the other day about a man and his wife visiting a woman who had 32 cats. His wife warned him that a distinct...

Surprises from the Senecio Family

Who knew? I didn’t. All those plants I couldn’t identify? Several of them turned out to be in the senecio family. I even discovered that the giant groundsel trees that fascinated me on Kilimanjaro in 2007 are  senecio kilimanjari. These senecio kilimanjari,...
Colten Brings Home Another Dog

Colten Brings Home Another Dog

TThe blog is late this week because have been conducting triage on our newest family member.  Meet Porche, Colten’s latest contribution to dog rescue. Porche, which we choose to pronounce pour-sha, came to live with us after her accident Sunday afternoon. Colten...
Roy Rogers’ Rules to Live By

Roy Rogers’ Rules to Live By

Had an eye appointment the other day to check on the progress of my cataracts, one of those inevitable perks of aging, at Dr. Avery Rush’s office in Amarillo. Dr. Rush’s examination rooms are all decorated in theme-based styles. I have been in the Elvis room, the...