01Aug20: What’s up, Doug?


Andy’s curious. Why won’t I let him come around to the other side? 

Maybe it’s because he has “Itchy Paws” and all I need to start hyperventilating again is Andy to wipe out what little hard won progress I’ve made on the nightmare configuration issues on my new laptop and photo sharing from my smart phone.


Seems like I resolve one issue and bring up twelve more. I’m not kidding about hyperventilation! ( I hope the person who cuts my beard and hair is operating again soon or I might be tempted to do it myself. >self to myself< “Don’t do it, Doug!”) 


Post 1896: The kitty boys are back!


We’ve had a grumpy few days, thanks to a laptop giving up the ghost, but my new laptop means the kitty boys and I can return to regular posting.

What’s going to fall apart next? I suspect it’s time for the smart phone to go belly up. I mean, don’t expensive things always fail close to expensive holidays like Christmas? And it’s about the only bit of technology I use that’s left to croak!

15May22: “Yer gotta be joking!”

I interrupted Andy’s bath to tempt him to play.

“What!? What!? What!?”  

Andy is incredulous. “Obviously, this isn’t play time, Douglas!”

So Andy goes back to the task at hand.

11May22: Maybe we played too long, you think?

Andy’s played for several minutes now.

I tossed the Neko toys his way again; he swatted once…


Then he took a nap, his toy secured under his paw.

09May22: must be kitty food time…

The cabinet door in the kitchen was open.

Uh oh! It’s kitty food time, I bet!

I returned to the front room to find Andy, impatiently waiting.

I said the magic words “kitty food time” and Andy ran to the kitchen.

Yes! He was about to get kitty food and he was more than ready!

It was kitty food time!!

08May22: a better plan…

“King Solomon’s Mine” is on, Andy. Don’t you want to block the captions?

Gad! What a waste of Paul Robeson’s talent!

Maybe Andy has the right idea.

Never mind! Take your nap!

07May22: the kitty isn’t playing, hint, hint…

I tried catching Andy’s attention.

He rolled over and caught the Neko toy, giving it a kitty coup de grâce…

…before he pinned it down with his paw. Enough! 

No play for now. He hopped onto the ottoman and had a cat nap.