Animals

Dead Thing

dead lizard

Sensing a theme here if I have the gumption

There was an awful story here but now there's not. On the other hand, this has got to be the best dead lizard photo I have ever taken.

My Time With Fang

snow scene

Not a hamster but our Pontiac Vibe three days ago

"Ouch! He bit me!" I thought hamsters were supposed to be cuddly little beasts, but this one was out for blood. I was only ten or eleven at the time, which didn't help. This was a long, long time ago and I was on my own, a nerdy Air Force brat in Germany. Elvis had [...]

Because I Love You

old adobe kitchen window with cat in Taos, NM

Callie the MEXICAT at bask

See the most perfect old cat sitting in the sun. She is always in the sun. See the photons and the ultraviolet radiation keeping her alive. You know what that means, don't you. She is of this space and it sustains her. One with the old adobe where the kitchen plaster fell down Monday, one [...]

When Llamas Attack

llamas

Wooly killing machines

Okay, nobody got hurt, at least not while we were there, but they certainly could have been. Just look at these monsters. They were making funny growly noises the whole time. I thought for sure the two of them were about to rip the kid's face off or start spitting horrible slime. Never trust a [...]

Packrat Doom

pack rat food caches in old wine glasses

More old adobe lore

The little bastard just hung there looking at me, its oversized ears flared open and facing front. Kind of cute, actually, with big bright eyes, and the last thing I'd expect to see clinging to the rough boards in the northwest corner of the bathroom ceiling. The space above the "closet," actually. There's a wide [...]

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