Our cats arrived pre-named, and so we had little to say about that. I didn’t feel bound to the previous monikers, but was outvoted early. To me names that would be more appropriate for Roxie and Ted would be something that implied explorer or lightning bolt on the Ted side, […]

For a somewhat PETA-flavored person, having a pet is a complicated topic. Its not hard to come up with flaws in the model. Pets of course eat meat as a habit. That has to come from somewhere. And if they are cats, they to are born predators – of mortal […]


Today like many days started with tennis, at least in the active phase. The inactive phase continued the ongoing negotiation between sleeping and waking, which usually results in a 4 am trip to the bathroom, followed by a wakeful period where dreams of mini-novellas crash at about 6 am due […]