Monthly Archives: December 2010

Boxing Day Blizzard, 2010

Three or four days ago I was listening to the BBC World Service news podcast, and got my first heads-up about the torrential rains falling in California (it’s peaceful with no regular cable service, but you can get a little … Continue reading

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Feel it turning

Yes, it’s Boxing Day, or St. Stephen’s Day, or the day after Christmas, or the first day of the medieval boar hunting season, I know. But as far as I’m concerned, the Season is very much here, and will be … Continue reading

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Cat essay

A little over a year ago, just before Hallowe’en, on a dark and stormy night, I stepped out the back door from the kitchen at around suppertime. Our outdoor cat, Stripey, was there as usual, beside her food bowl atop … Continue reading

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