Cat Participation

An important household conference, and Emily is front-and-center for the discussion.


Spring Semester: Done

The end of the term. . . finally. The spring term is a notoriously breathless run from January through to April every year.  The semester starts a bit early down here, and it is relatively unbroken by vacation days.  The exception to this rule is, of course, spring break, but, this term, it did not … Continue reading Spring Semester: Done

In search of the perfect crust. . . 

 A few years ago, Stephen and I visited Spain.  It was quite an experience.  I had enough of a working knowledge of Spanish, gained through many increasingly distant years studying the language, and Stephen, a merchant marine, had all kinds of expereince getting by in foreign environments without language proficiency.  Of course, one of the … Continue reading In search of the perfect crust. . .