How To Train A Cat

My husband and I recently moved into an older home with our short-legged, tennis ball chasing dog and our bob-tailed cat. The little black Dachshund tries extremely hard to please us. We are convinced she understands the English language as well as most humans. The cat, on the other hand, only cares about pleasing us […]

Rabbit Games in the Misty Moonlight

When I was a young woman, my mother and I were pulling into our driveway in the Indiana woods when, a ring of rabbits emerged from the mist, next to the driveway under the trees. There were perhaps thirty of them equally spaced from the others. The rabbits took turns hopping into and out of […]

Jazz Birds

I love hearing songbirds in the mornings in Berkeley and I welcome being awake at five in the morning to experience the full swell. I’ve camped out often and traveled extensively, and I’ve never heard anything like what I did every morning for nearly a week at Humbolt Redwoods State Park, on an early July […]