The Thing I do Best is Now the Thing I Do FIRST

Shifting Priority I have decided to change my priority without worrying about inferiority or the ways of the majority. No longer will I pretend to put domestic concerns ahead of my life’s purpose — Writing! Back in the day any writing I did was secondary, or confined to the secretary’s desk. For a housewife back thenContinue reading “The Thing I do Best is Now the Thing I Do FIRST”

Ice on the Water Dish, Frost on the Cat Shelter

Yep, it had to happen…just not quite so early.  Well it IS Northern Ohio, and anything the weather people come up with is no surprise.   But golly, it’s only October 19…which is my grand-daughter Gina’s 19th birthday. But we always have a frost (not to say freeze) in late October…just enough to smite the foliageContinue reading “Ice on the Water Dish, Frost on the Cat Shelter”

The Great Cat Caper, Shelter Edition

Getting the Cats and Building the Shelter: We have a big feral cat population here in our neighborhood, or I should say more accurately we DID have a problem number of cats last year.   Originally there were three kittens dropped off by some inconsiderate person in our front yards.  They disappeared for a year orContinue reading “The Great Cat Caper, Shelter Edition”

Photographing the Invisible–Year of the Spider, Part Two

This is how the web looked during the end of the construction phase. Obviously she wants to ward off visitors until she is ready.                                                                            Almost ready to welcome visitors. [ All photos and other content in my blog, Sometimes are original to me, Gradmama2011 …and remain my property under copyright laws.]

The Year of the Spider

[These photos are of spiders at work in my tree garden.   As far as I know, the spiders in the first and third photo are NOT the same.     For all my spider enthusiast Readers out there–I have more spiders and webs to show you in another post.      All photos and other content in my blog,Continue reading “The Year of the Spider”