Tobercat, Queen of the House

Tobercat, Queen of the House

Our girl is gone. Her last day was blessed with sunbeams, treats, and as much love as we could give her. She’s been sick for a long time, and it was time to let go – she was ready. She was so small, but her personality was huge. We have a crater in our...
I live with a ghost

I live with a ghost

I live with a ghost. She meows at night / and in the morning. She’s waiting for me / to pass on. My guide into beyond. xo M (An experiment with a photo and typewriter. Photo by teenaged me, words mine.)
Spring begins

Spring begins

I love how the quality of light changes in spring. The afternoon sun is a little higher, a little warmer. The cat fam sure loves it – there are sunbeam naps at every opportunity. It’s been a rough winter. Depression is heavy and irritating at the same...
Birb watch

Birb watch

Magnus and Cinnamon are the security team ’round here. They sit on the freezer and watch the birds on the front lawn out the kitchen window, peering out through the plant forest. They only charge a few leaf chomps for the service ๐Ÿ˜„
A gift for mum

A gift for mum

After *mumble* months in time out because I kept miscounting, this month I hauled knitter ass and finished Duwamish for mum <3 The tonal variegation of Mineville Wool Project 4/8 is lovely – while there’s some striping of colour across the rows I...
Blue chair cats

Blue chair cats

The arrival of a new chair means they each need to thoroughly inspect it. (They’ve given their approval.)
Recently (ish)

Recently (ish)

Oh hello! Why yes I do still exist ๐Ÿ˜  It’s amazing how busy things can feel even when there isn’t much “happening” (thanks, pandemic). I’ve been lucky enough to have the physical and mental space to practice my art – oh my god...
Jewelry / Note to Self

Jewelry / Note to Self

I drape myself in talismans, imagery of strength, courage, peace, and harmony. Convince myself at length that if I find the formula, the secret, Iโ€™ll be safe from the monsters in my mind, their cruelty and hate. What else can I do in the face of all my demons but hold...