dVerse — OLN 276 — Dotty Wotty

Dotty, November 2019 Caged, a curiosity for languid lookingPurring to deaf ears, playing to blind eyes,After years, she curled in the corner. Injected, tested, excised under gas,Waking and groggy under bright lightsAfter years, she shrank from human touch. Transferred to free-range and soft lightsSwirling tails and biting sleepsAfter years, she curled in highest cubby She…

Doodads — Shelby and Silver Lake with a bonus video at the end

As I’m going stir-crazy like so many others, today I decided to take a drive north, to a couple of my favorite places to visit.  It isn’t only the destinations but the ride down country roads that don’t see much traffic in the off season.  My first stop was the maze-faux-labyrinth at Cherry Point Farm…

Doodads — not garden pictures

This will be random sayings, thoughts, and a dream. Dotty in the Sun I walked near Dotty where she slept in the sun and petted her in passing.  She rolled onto her back and laid there, inert, relaxed and happy. I remember the first time I saw her, curled in a tight ball on top…

Thursday Inspiration 60 — Cheeky Beast!

Five minutes after opening the back slider, I heard a terrible caterwauling from the kitchen. It wasn’t Mlady and it wasn’t Dotty. Coming around the corner, I saw Dotty puffed out like a Halloween cat. She looked almost normal size. She tip-toed forward, her eyes fixed on the beast outside of the screen. The macho…

Doodads — Two Hung Low and Jeremiah

I stayed up late last night watching episodes of, “Justified,” and didn’t get up until almost 1 today — say what?!  Usually there is a set routine of turning things off, turning things on, opening things, closing things, etc.  Not this morning, er, afternoon.  First thing was opening up the bedroom door to look at…