Friday Fun Challenge: Furry

Aroused by Arete has a Friday Fun challenge, and this week’s topic is furry. (I found this challenge from Cee Neuner – thanks, Cee!). Here are some of my furry friends – my cat, Hazel (age 8 1/2) and my grandcats, Freddie (age 6 months) and Stevie (age 2 1/2). A video of Freddie playing […]

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Ailurophile in Mourning

I am an ailurophile, which is someone who loves cats! A few days ago, we lost one of our grandcats, our daughter’s geriatric and crotchety Siamese, Fu. In spite of her prickly personality and in general bad temper, I was so sad to hear of her passing! In her old age, it seemed to me […]

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The Changing Seasons, Jan. 2020

A NEW CHALLENGE! Here’s what the host, Su Leslie, has to say about it: “About The Changing Seasons The Changing Seasons is a monthly challenge where bloggers around the world share what’s been happening in their month. If you would like to join in, here are the guidelines: The Changing Seasons Version One (photographic): Each […]

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October Square: My Cat’s Fur

Becky’s October Square theme is lines & squares. Today I feature my cat, Hazel. My cat’s fur is so smooth and has patches of brown among the black, typical of the “tortie” she is. This is one of my early photos of her, in which the lines of her fur are evident. I’m including the […]

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Lens-Artists: My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week. I love cats, especially my sweet tortie Hazel. I love flowers and enjoy taking good photos of them.  There is plenty of this subject matter at Chicago Botanic Gardens! This is their May foxglove display. My favorite thing in the world is traveling, […]

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