Today’s post of heavenly music features the Faroe Islands Philharmonic Orchestra. Do you have any idea how astonishingly impressive that is? The Faroe Islands are one of the most remote, sparsely inhabited places in the western hemisphere. A mere 49,000 people are scattered over 779 subpolar islands. Faroe is 690 km from Iceland, which most […]

I, Effing Feline, am about to reveal the TRUE STORY of space exploration, inspired by the recent 50th anniversary of reaching the moon. I won’t use mere words, either. Words, after all, are a human invention and thus flawed. Instead, I’ll use photos and historical footage to show that cats are the true astronauts . […]

Time for another hook from Rescuing Prince Charming, a near-future sci fi romance. Dusty Johnson, a mild-mannered tech writer and an alien Kwadran guard have discovered a ticking time bomb hidden in an unfinished starship prototype. After a wild fifteen minutes, they throw the bomb from a terrace into the ocean, barely in time. Then, […]

I’d love to stumble across an artist like this while browsing through a mall. It would almost — almost — make going to the mall worthwhile.

I, Effing Feline, told you the catty truth last week about the French Revolution. That’s not the only famous historical event that actually starred felines rather than humans. Another example — the American Civil War. The Civil Wariness of puddy tats is proven by an entire museum devoted to the war’s catfights. I swear on […]

Picture It- The Demon Tree Down the street from us is a park with a tree that looks like an ordinary mesquite . . . until you stand beneath it and look up. My son and his friend call this tangle of grotesque branches the Demon Tree.

Time for another hook from Rescuing Prince Charming, a near-future sci fi romance. Dusty Johnson, a mild-mannered tech writer and an alien Kwadran guard have discovered a ticking time bomb hidden in an unfinished starship prototype. After a wild fifteen minutes, they throw the bomb from a terrace into the ocean, barely in time. Then, […]

I, Effing Feline, may lie down a few dozen times a day, but I never lie! Therefore you can trust me when I tell you the TRUTH about today, which France’s National Day. Bastille Day commemorates 14 July 1789, a turning point of the French Revolution. The TRUTH? The revolution was all about cats! Marie Antoinette? […]

Picture It The family and I recently took a trip to Banff National Park in Canada. Here’s an example of the scenery: Castle Mountain is one of the famous mountains in Banff. Way up there on a ledge by the snow field, you can just make out some brave evergreen trees shivering in the cold.