There is a lot to be said for change begetting other changes. After the big upheaval of packing, moving and unpacking, priority number one became: acquiring kittens! The place just didn't seem complete without them. Which is to say, introducing Scrabble and Clue! Here's Clue. And here's Scrabble (she's the wordier one of the two). They are three and a half month old sisters from the SPCA. There was quite a bit of brainstorming around name choices. Some ideas that almost made it but didn't were Boomer and Starbuck (from Battlestar Galactica), Strunk and White (but I'd forever be double-guessing my grammar usage around them), and Ruby and Perl (in honor of Dan's computer language background). We settled on Scrabble and Clue as two favorite games from childhood, which was the last time we each had kittens. Being able to "work from home" (euphemism for "writing," which is a euphemism for "staring at
"In the midst of winter I found in me an Invincible Summer." - Camus ...On exploring strength in its many forms: strong people, strong writing, strong curiosity, obsessions, stances, and loves. Strength as a concept wide enough to encompass fear, truth, vulnerability, and joy.