Una Nation, Una Way

Today's political debate is extremist and anti-expert, replacing any inclination toward trusting knowledgeable individuals to create nuanced solutions with the requirements that everyone has to have an opinion on everything and everyone's opinion is equally valid. I suspect my thoughts are already relatively well known to readers; however, Una's aren't. So I asked her for … Continue reading Una Nation, Una Way

Strange Situation Purrocess

I'm quite sleepy today: almost entirely because a couple of times during last night Una decided to check whether I was awake by poking me in the face. Which reminded me of the studies into whether cats feel love. This video by Neuro Transmissions provides a reasonable précis. https://youtu.be/CuIYD-zTEDc However, I feel the axiom might … Continue reading Strange Situation Purrocess

Anent The Most Lively Fuzziness

Last night, while attempting to pet Jasper as he demanded without having my arm closer than he allowed it, I was struck with a great revelation: Lovecraft's portrayal of the Elder Things as five-sided, pseudo-vegetable, barrels concealed their true forms. Both Jasper and Una frequently demand fusses while simultaneously complaining should I move my body … Continue reading Anent The Most Lively Fuzziness

Deep Joy

I'm still settling into our new house, but my moments of joy have become more nuanced and abstruse. It's been—depending on which definition one uses—almost exactly a month since we moved house; and, as my wife and I devoted a lot of time immediately after moving to unpacking everything and getting things into sensible places, … Continue reading Deep Joy

A Mighty Tale

Jaspar Fuzzy-Breeks eased himself along the tunnel. Framed in the entrance, Lágr Rope-Bearer sat oblivious. The ground schuffed beneath Jasper’s feet, but Lágr seemed not to hear. Almost at the tunnel’s mouth, Jaspar paused. Everything was still. He eased his haunches and leapt. His paws wrapped around Lágr’s throat. They rolled, each on top then … Continue reading A Mighty Tale

Feud

Una the Deep Miaowing sat upon the highest of high spots in Ut-Garden. Fugl Bloody-Shirt’s raids became more common by the day. She must prepare herself. Legs drawn up, she wrapped herself in her tail. She had lain in wait. She had left and then returned hoping to catch him glutted with spoils. Yet each … Continue reading Feud