Category Archives: things in my shop

Happy Black (Cat) Friday

It’s Black Friday, or Black Cat Friday around here with eight housepanthers in attendance. I’ll be having a social lunch with a customer who is in to visit family, and other than that we may be enjoying some of the perfect sunshine today. Perhaps I should be working harder for sales on this day of […]


A "Back-to-School" Garden Flag

Last August when my felines and me watched the neighbor kids running for their bus in the morning on the first days of school I remembered this sketch of Stanley from the previous June. It not only had an apple, the universal symbol for “school”, but the background looks like one of those green chalkboards […]


My Feline- and Nature-themed Stuff at "The Outlet Barn"

So who would think a drafty old unheated honest-to-God barn from a long-time farm would be a hot spot for unique art and decorative items? The Outlet Barn Garden and Art Center has been in business in this very same old barn for the past 20 years, with a list of loyal customers and new […]