Some years ago I first learned about synesthesia. This is a phenomenon that some people experience where sensory wires are crossed in the brain, so to speak, such that a seven might be associated with the color blue, or a smell, or piece of music. I don't experience that kind of interconnection of my senses,… Continue reading Is your seven blue?
I was not in the path of totality for the solar eclipse today, but it was still interesting to experience roughly 80% eclipse of the sun. I took a few images at the darkest point. We had quite a bit of cloud cover at the time. I think that made my photos more interesting. I… Continue reading Eclipse 2017
I have two cats. One is a female torby—a mash-up term for a coat color that is both tortoiseshell and tabby striped—named Cinder. The other is a male one-eyed orange tabby with white markings named Jack. Jack doesn't love me. Almost two years ago, I started having a hankering to own a cat again. We… Continue reading The Cat Who Won’t Love Me