Consider this...

"A house without a cat, and a well-fed,well-petted, and properly revered cat, may be a perfect house, perhaps, but how can it prove its title?" - Mark Twain

Favorite reads of 2014

Very and varied good books this year.

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Favorite reads of 2013

John read some really good ones this year, at least two of which were a real joy to read -- for the language.

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Before the dreadful summer of pet deaths, we had a dog and a cat. Now we have two cats, but it seemed right somehow to get a dog too.

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At least, in our house, with the arrival of Benny and Babette, aged 3 1/2 months.

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