You Can Lead a Cat to Water

I have made many handmade ceramic pet dishes over the years. The back porch has a half dozen handmade pet dishes  filled to the brim with cool fresh water. Just for her. Instead, she prefers, what used to be our son’s now grandson’s, Tonka dump truck. So, I keep it filled with cool fresh water. . . Just for her.   Continue reading You Can Lead a Cat to Water

Merry & Bright

What!? I haven’t posted since October 22nd?! 😱 Well, happy December! We flew through Halloween! Then Thanksgiving happened in the blink of an eye. Now, December is upon us as well snow . . . . . .and baking season. Cookies, breads … Continue reading Merry & Bright

Ooh, that smell!

Bumped up because, well, it’s that time of year again!   Ooh, that smell. Can’t you smell that smell? Ooh that smell. The smell of death surrounds you, yeah. ~Lynyrd Skynyrd When we lived in an old farm house, every spring we would smell the stench from some poor critter that died somewhere in the walls of the old house. Now that we’ve moved we are experiencing the same carrion smell. We thought the lovely carrion scent was emanating from under the deck. We have predators of the feline species among us and, upon occasion, they drag their pray under … Continue reading Ooh, that smell!

A Monday Morning Surprise

I woke up to a nice surprise this morning unlike other mornings that require removing an odd assortment carcasses and entrails from the house or back porch. Eeew! As I logged onto Etsy I found a delightful message in my inbox from Suzy, a fellow Etsyian, who wanted to let me know she was featuring one of my turquoise and brown mugs on her blog:  Suzy’s Sitcom Monday Etsy Madness – Turquoise and Brown!   Monday Etsy Madness is a regular feature on her blog where she showcases lovely and unique handmade treasures of fellow Etsyians.  She is an avid … Continue reading A Monday Morning Surprise