Cat Feet? Why?

“Why Cat Feet Studio?” Fair warning: this is a long one. But then, most of my posts are long ones. Apparently I enjoy the sound of my own voice have not learned to edit my wordiness. The first thing you need to know is that when I was in school I loved English; loved it with a passion! By contrast, I hated math; hated it down to the marrow of my bones. When I reached high school that hate turned to utter loathing of vilest description. This, however, is not the point. The point is that I loved anything having to do with words and when my freshman English teacher, Mr. Gray, introduced us to Fog by Carl Sandburg I fell in love. With the poem. I was already in love with Mr. Gray but that’s not the point either. You can read the poem… [Read More]

In Which I Am Thankful for My Family, and Point Out That Safeway Probably Won’t Run Out of Food

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, one of my favorite holidays. I love that Thanksgiving is right before Christmas. I think we would do well to set aside time purely for giving thanks and cultivating a grateful attitude before the greed season Christmas. As a side note, and not really the point of this post, but I’m throwing it in: I’m not a Grinch. Really, I’m not. I love Christmas and all that it means. I decorate, I do a Christmas tree, I cook and bake and I love the gift thing, family traditions, spending extra time with family and friends. I love it all, but underscoring everything during Thanksgiving is the need to remember that we are celebrating God’s greatest gift to mankind: Himself. Jesus. This should set the tone for all we do in the upcoming weeks. Also…I stay out of malls this time of year and shop as little… [Read More]