As you might already know, we have two new cats. We have one pretty firm name for the Singapura, one possible name for the two of them (collectively), a possible name for the Abyssinian, and literally at least a hundred other possible names for him. As a good friend of ours might say, "Maybe we're… Continue reading Working titles
The Jewish Year 5767 began last Friday night. Any way you look at it, it's been quite a year. I'm quite happy to see it go, really, and ready to start again. This weekend, we did some more interior painting and a lot of furniture rearranging and are, for the first time, feeling things coming… Continue reading Happy New Year
This weekend, we finally painted our bedroom. The color is called Squirrel's Tail (ok, we partly chose it because we liked the name), and the color is a sort of brown/tan that we thought might look a little "beachy" and go well with the oceanic floors. It's quite cozy. When we finished painting, we also… Continue reading Squirrel’s Tail
As you can tell, I'm trying out some different blog templates/formats, to find the one I'm happiest with. Please pardon the dust while I make these changes.
I didn't get a chance to post an update before we left for Canada, but we have made progress on the exterior painting. A friend of a friend gave us a great estimate for finishing the really scary parts of the house paint (base and trim), so we hired him! Here's one painter, sitting on… Continue reading Painting update
A couple souvenirs from our recent trip to Quebec City: The grey one (known by breeders as a "sepia") is a Singapura. The big eyes are a breed standard. The brown one (termed a "ruddy") is an Abyssinian. The Singapura was born in February and the Aby was born in April. Neither have names yet… Continue reading Bonjour!