Spotlight on Snafu

Spotlight on Snafu

I was looking through my massive archive of photos of our corvid overlords and noted a dearth of pictures of Snafu. Our favorite blue jay is camera shy. Anytime I show up with a camera (phone or regular), he goes into turbo-flit mode. The result is a series of...
Climate Control

Climate Control

Things that should not happen: snow in Northern Virginia before Thanksgiving. And yet here we are. The dusting we had at the beginning of the week is gone, but Thursday produced freezing rain, wet cold, and utter dreariness. Before this all happened, Super Hub and I...
The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

Stephen has developed a new habit: he likes to honk. Every three to five minutes he will produce this sound once and go about his business until the next one must be shared with the world. He has not deigned to explain this behavior. Perhaps he is trying to...
Three Happy Things

Three Happy Things

First Happy Thing I got my new license plates and managed to snag the best plate possible, as you can see. I am also encouraged by the fact that the plates CAW CAW and CROWS were taken, meaning that there must be other enlightened folk out there in the Great...
Fine Dining Corvid Style

Fine Dining Corvid Style

These days I feel like I am the head chef in some bizarre trendy restaurant turning out delicacies, especially for Zen who still needs to get back to full health. The prix fixe menu Chez Room Service Woman looks something like this: Amuse Bouche de Souris with...