Category Archives: Beasts

Hash

In a cookbook – it might have been Irma Rombauer, but I’m not positive – I read a tidbit in an introductory blurb about the various forms of hash. It was a quote from an American housewife and cook, who … Continue reading

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Both-living…

…which is, roughly, what “amphibian” means. I am engaged in illustrating a children’s book involving a frog. A North American Green Frog (Rana clamitans according to many sources on the ‘nets, though other sciencey names crop up too, and I … 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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Fine old tradition

Thought I would honor the Friday Cat Blogging ritual by posting a pic of one of our overlords on a Thursday: This is Jingle, taken last winter in the south-facing dining room window. It’s blurry, but what the hey. Jingle … Continue reading

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