Days Without Sugar: Day 200, surprising even myself

When I began the window scoreboard, I didn’t see this coming: Last weekend, Joe Andrzejewski took me to Downsview Park to see Tegan & Sarah and Fun.  I rarely see live music, so it was a real experience for me.  It was a lot like a fall fair in its layout and atmosphere, and in …

Indoors, outdoors

For better or for worse, my cats are now (tagged, harnessed) outdoor cats. I’ve ruminated a good deal over this, debating it for many moons.  I don’t want anything bad to happen to Batôn et Saavik, however, I don’t want to keep them imprisoned, either.  They clearly long to be in the outdoors; they clearly …

“From here, we will survey, and plot the human’s death”

Putting Batôn & Saavik’s food bowls up on top of the cupboard was one of my real masterstrokes: It intrigues them; they like the view; the top of the refrigerator is a cool place to hang out and be sociable in the kitchen without interfering with food preparation; and it’s good exercise. I wish someone …