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or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for the 'cats' Category

Flickr, Refreshed

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Some older digital photos and scans have been posted on my Flickr page.

Anniversary Journalism

Friday, December 29th, 2006

Well, anniversary blogging, anyway. A year ago I was going into my second week of housesitting in Kilauea, Kauai. The island was packed with holiday tourists so I was staying off the roads and away from the beaches and trails, agreeably hunkered down, caretaking four cats on a five-acre landscape farm. It was definitely one [...]

Kauai Housesitting

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

I’m here. It rained pretty much all day. I spent Monday settling in and, um, telecommuting. And eating too much. I have four animals to take care of: Luc and Shama (cats) and Theo and Malika (dogs). Theo needs a couple hours of Frisbee-chasing each day. Fortunately the cats aren’t into Hacky Sack. I’m stuck [...]

Cute O.D.

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

There’s always extra room for cute. Within reason.

Pet’s Rest Cemetery Loses The Lease To 1/3rd Of Its Property

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

My personal experience with the place is that it’s very much a low-rent operation, so this news is sad and disturbing– but not surprising.

Don’t Paw At Cats Thrice Your Size

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

I’m Not Sure The Subjects Appreciate the Stuff Race

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

Especially after this escalation.

Cats, Kauai, Christmas

Saturday, December 24th, 2005

First Full Day

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

Cat Orientation

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

My flight out of SFO was delayed for two hours due to a busted air conditioner on the plane. Fortunately it was discovered before we boarded, but it meant landing in Kauai at 8 instead of 6pm. You have to pay $5 for meals on United now. It doesn’t mean the food has improved any. [...]