How To Shop For A Sextant Online During A Global Pandemic

Or… Shopping For My Spouse’s Birthday Gift I shake my head and stare at the screen. “I want to feel the brass and hold it. Feel the movement of each piece and know I’ll be able to calibrate it for him,” I whine to the cat. The autumn winds blowing down from Alaska drown outContinue reading “How To Shop For A Sextant Online During A Global Pandemic”

Nyxie Update: Cat Personality Test?

General Update This post is about a black cat named Nyxie. We adopted her 3 weeks ago. She talks. A lot. It’s sometimes hard to get a word in with her full vocabulary of chirps, naws, maws, mows, woas, nos, and other amazing sounds. Nyxie is settling in well and is now sleeping in theContinue reading “Nyxie Update: Cat Personality Test?”

Things In Writing I Pay Attention To That Other People Might Not Care About

Yes A Does Really Have To Get To B Eventually Cause And Effect Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Unresolved situations are frustrating. Example: If a character experiences trauma, they will be traumatized and then display signs of trauma as a result of the event. To not experience trauma in response to aContinue reading “Things In Writing I Pay Attention To That Other People Might Not Care About”

Nyxie Explores The Downstairs

Nyxie is getting more settled and comfortable in her new home. She is now demanding attention by inviting herself into Jacob’s lap while he is working. She has decided drawers and cabinets are the best things ever. She opens them, runs inside, then closes them. She thinks she is a clever kitty. We think weContinue reading “Nyxie Explores The Downstairs”