Eats, Shoots, and Leaves…

It’s always a “crap” shoot when it comes to choosing a new litter for your cat.

I have been using a blend of World’s Best lavender and an unscented grey clumping variety.

Neither Max or are very happy with it. We both have “scents”ativities.

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Mother’s Day, 2019

Here’s a photo of my daughter, Clair, on my very first Mother’s Day. Her little dress has “Happy Mother’s Day” embroidered across the apron.

It had been the most harrowing five months on my life. That day, her dad went to work, I took Clair to the zoo. 26 years later I am sitting here. She is a ball of energy exploring somewhere. She finally broke free of the battered and inadequate shell she was granted for her time here.

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Chicago Department of Transportation Reuses!

I was walking west on Howard St.  Lost in thought, I wondered “where am I?”  I looked up and saw “Winchesown”

Well, I think I saw Winchester..

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Koi Migrating

I took this photo in 2013, in Milwaukee. The city has a really beautiful art museum designed by Santiago Calatrava and some very fun neighborhoods. Milwaukee is the first place I go when I need a little break from Chicago. I go DELUXE and take Amtrak. No driving for me, of course.

I saw these really cool koi paste-ups ( or is this a paste-down?) around the Milwaukee Art and Design School.

I have always remembered them for their simplicity and the feeling of movement.

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