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Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

These days I’m finding myself, all too often, staring at the computer and wondering what to do next. There is no lack of “things to do,” only the will or ability to decide which one to tackle first. And yes, I do mean tackle – that’s the feeling – that there are many things that … Continue reading

The naming of cats – Vernal Equinox

The naming of cats – Vernal Equinox

Here’s today’s except from The Cat Lover’s Book of Days – “The first day of spring is full of promise and hope: The promise of blooming trees and flowers, and hope that the profusion of color and scent lasts more than a few days. Springtime inspires poets and people naming their cats. ” Who do … Continue reading

My present arrived!

My present arrived!

Several years ago I discovered the lyrical writing of Julie Zickefoose in an article she wrote for the National Conservancy magazine. Then I found her website and her blog, and then her beautifully written and illustrated book, Letters from Eden. I love the way she crafts her articles using words that create colorful mental images … Continue reading

Here we go….

Here we go….

Here we go…new blog, new home, new business. Plenty of things to talk about, some of which you may actually find interesting. For starters: The Prancing Otter is an alter ego of Peg Silloway, new resident of the very green, very damp Pacific Northwest. Otters are inquisitive, social, fun-loving creatures and I believe that – … Continue reading