Category: family

Stoner the Cat

Stoner is staying with me. He is my black cat furbaby and my eldest. As a baby, he lived with over 100 cats before being rescued from the hoarder. I suspect from his behavior that he ate human food. He absolutely loves chicken and…

Deal-breaker.

She was tiny then. Owly had bearly anything to her but fluffy long hair and a gentle nature. She had been found as a kitten in Chicago by herself with no mom. The cat shelter owner, my sister in law, was concerned that she…

Thank You Note 3

Thank you, My lovely parent-in-laws for taking in my cats because they care about me.  

Thoughts to Let Simmer

I wish you could smell this. The garlic, the sweet tomatoes, the meatballs, the sauted onion in olive oil. . . . .it’s the smell of my childhood in the air. Everything my grandparents had was copper. I remember the giant spaghetti pot being…

Finding my Strength to Combat Anxiety

“I think it speaks to how terrifying life often is, particularly when we are taking risks or challenged by crisis. The life of faith is filled with the constant challenge to risk more to become our true selves” Rev. Winnie Varghese, Huffington Post .  Philippians 4:6…

Brokiosken Jafs

Jafs is little but mighty- rivaling all other outdoor restaurants and fast food  in the area with long but quick lines and filled up seats with people eating. It’s quite a busy little restaurant. It’s in the perfect spot which is right in the…