If the clouds suddenly unleash a fury upon the BBQ grill—rain pelting the house like angry, dead crows shot from a cannon—grill that steak anyway. Gather the following supplies: Steaks, an umbrella, and Nate, and send them outside! Nate is the most important thing on that list, though. The determination. The skill. The grit he… Continue reading Steak-In-The-Rain

Kitty Cat Bathtub Bar

Unwinding after a long day of tearing through the house and slipping (rump first) off the newly polished furniture, is absolutely necessary if you’re a demanding and aggressively affectionate cat. But finding that special place to unwind can be challenging. Fortunately, there’s an easy solution: the soaking tub (or any tub) in the bathroom. Just… Continue reading Kitty Cat Bathtub Bar

DIY Mother’s Day Tea

Today, my most outrageously festooned hat, upon which a ten-inch-high stuffed swan of multicolored feathers is perched, has been mistakenly served as the main course for someone else’s Mother’s Day tea, so I’m wearing a baseball cap and pajamas instead. I plan on sauntering out into the yard and indulging myself in a low-key “tea… Continue reading DIY Mother’s Day Tea