Kitty Shenanigans!

We have a new cat in the house. She is a feisty, energetic ball of calico fuzz. She’s clumsy, silly, playful, and delighted to have a forever home. We call her Tuppence. Bleys, having been an only cat for most of his 16 years, is not overly thrilled about tuppence. He tried. He was exceptionally…

Alligator’s Friends Need Your Help

For some time now, I have been creating whimsical pictures of animals using torn scraps of interesting paper.  This began as a project when both of my children were toddlers. It was a rainy week, and we were all sitting together downstairs, with a bright array of origami paper spread out on the floor around…

Bleys Says Hi

If you know geeks who have pets, there’s a pretty decent chance that you know geeks whose pets are named after characters from a book, comic, television series, or film.  In all actuality, you may even know geeks whose children are named after genre characters (who, me?).  Given this information, it will probably not surprise…

Recent Projects and Other Activities

As I continue my studies, I have found that the balance between parenting, chores, coursework, and creativity is rather elusive.  There is so much on my cafeteria tray of life that I only get to taste a little bit of the fun stuff.  This is why I try to work some creative endeavors into other…