it’s been touch and go for 3 weeks, but I think he’s going to live. Tommy almost died on us and had about 10 epileptic-like seizures in the course of two weeks, the first five fully scary with jerking and pedaling and foaming, and the last five that looked like crippling pain and caused him… Continue reading Tommy recovery
He was licking his right leg until it bled, and we tried to curb his grooming instinct with a cloth muzzle and a sock. To no avail. Oh well. It will heal eventually. Oh, and yes. That is my elusive brother. He works so hard it’s rare to see photographic evidence of him.
The school is probably one of my favorite things to take pictures of. I know it’s odd, but I prefer walking around and taking pictures when there are no kids, because I can wander and find the pretty angles, wait for the light to hit things right, and there is so much color I can… Continue reading the colorful school
When I was here in September, mom, dad and I took a Sunday to drive out to Djeno, a coastal town about 30 kilometers away. We took Tommy for a rare outing and he behaved unbelievably well. It was a cool, breezy day, one of the last cool days of the dry season, overcast and… Continue reading weekend outing
I’m not a very enthusiastic cat person, because fundamentally, I don’t understand them, something, oddly, that cat owners cherish about their pets. Mirabeau came into our lives after a brush with death sparked by Tommy’s basic hatred of all living things that are not our family. At the beginning, Mirabeau was Mirabelle. Then one day,… Continue reading mirabeau
A word about the dog. There are going to be regular pictures of Tommy in this blog so I may as well introduce him in the cast of characters. He is an “intact male”, I’ll let you figure that one out. Let’s just say that it would be an understatement to state Tommy has… Continue reading tommy