Another Visit to the Funny Farm

I went home recently to visit my family and check out their summer garden. Nothing was ready to pick yet, but it looks very professional. There are rows of tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant, and I can’t wait until things are full and ripe. It’s like a farm! I also got a chance to catch up with the kitties, including Contortionist Greasey. David looked at this picture for five minutes, cocking his head, asking me a hundred times if he was … Continue reading

Kitty Bonding

When I went home to make (or attempt to make) hamantaschen with my mom, I went without David and Stella. One of them usually comes with me, so it was nice to be able to bond with my parents and cats one-on-one. The cats were especially happy that Stella didn’t make the trip because she tries to chase them. Little Muffin didn’t hold a grudge that I’d neglected her for so long (7 years). As soon as I arrived home … Continue reading

Steam Cleaning Furniture

I recently purchased a steam cleaner for refreshing my furniture and carpet. I have rented a steam cleaner before, and it turns out that buying one is quite affordable. It’s also nice being able to use it whenever I want without having to pick one up at the supermarket and dealing with other people’s crud. I used it for the first time the other night, but I couldn’t tell whether it was actually cleaning the furniture or not. But then … Continue reading