- Happy Thanksgiving!
- Wednesday Short Stories from Three Collections / Anthologies
- Forgotten stories: That’s a LOT of stories & pages!
- Wednesday short story: “Crooked Souls” by Dashiell Hammett
- FFB: Maigret Hesitates by Georges Simenon
- FFB: I Go Pogo by Walt Kelly
- Birthday Goodness
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Category Archives: At Home in Portland
Here’s the view out of the window. Nothing but smoke. We’re sealed up with inside ventilation and exhaust fans running, and we can still smell it. Outside, it smells like we’re breathing in a campfire. Gaah.
I’ll post when things clear up, hopefully soon.
It’s hot and dry. The west coast is burning. California is getting most of the news, but Oregon and Washington are in a bad way also. Here, the light is orange, the sky smoke-filled, evacuations ordered in the various levels, … Continue reading
Another Wednesday, another shot of Pongo, and as a bonus, also one of both the cats. First, Pongo. Now one of both cats. That’s Pongo on the left, of course, and on the right is Dexter, our older (five and … Continue reading
I hear a clamoring for another shot of Pongo, so here you are.
Until I get a book post together, here’s some more Pongo, in sleeping and drowsing mode. Click to scroll through.
Sunday, we watched the reentry and splashdown of the SpaceX Dragon capsule (on the NASA Television), and it was thrilling to see. We both still get pumped about this stuff, and it’s great to have such a positive happening and … Continue reading
When we got our new kitten (is there such a thing as an old kitten?) from Cat Adoption Team he came with the name Pongo. We spent days mulling over other possible names but came up empty, so Pongo he stays. … Continue reading
If anyone has been wondering why you haven’t seen a new post here lately, this is why. Read on after the picture for the story, if you’re so inclined. We adopted Dexter, our 5.5 year old male (insert like) in … Continue reading