My Harley is really sick.

The loss of one pet—who has been around for 15 years—is difficult enough. But my 17-year-old Harley is ailing too. In the past week, while I’ve been dealing with excruciatingly tough decisions and then the loss of Peepers, I’ve taken Harley to the Vet THREE times. Each time he lets me pick his frail body … Continue reading My Harley is really sick.

Vote on Scrape Myrtle’s bout.fit…

With the monumental sadness of losing Peepers this week, and Harley running towards the last of his Nine Lives—please heal my snarly, cantankerous buddy—the wind is out of my sails. I am beat up. Ironically it is my semiweekly, sweat-inducing, quasi-dangerous encounters with the TX Roller Girls that always yield a smile, if not a … Continue reading Vote on Scrape Myrtle’s bout.fit…

Fur ball round-up…

While Gadora was on set in a NYC photo studio, the photographer revealed her new series—artistically photographed tufts of animal hair. Magnified like a hundred, hair actually does make for an interesting composition. Later, feeling more comfortable, she offered, “do you want to see it?” Um. Yes? She disappeared, then returned holding a BOWLING ball-size … Continue reading Fur ball round-up…

At Home in East Austin

Name: Rachel, Jezebel and Lola Location: East Austin Built: 1935 Size: 1,550 sq. ft. Years in: 9 In a cozy East Austin neighborhood, the scarlet letter “R” marks the spot. Built in 1935 and rumored to have moved to its current location in the ’50s, the house stands apart from its modest mid-century neighbors, and … Continue reading At Home in East Austin