socializing, and who needs it?

I’ve come to think, since becoming a cat owner, that cats are highly misunderstood when they are categorized as antisocial animals.  From what I’ve observed, cats are extremely social – but what differentiates them from dogs is that they are social entirely on their own terms.  Friday, for instance, likes being around all people, but … Continue reading

overheard as the teens discussed poetry

“No, the animal is her HUSBAND.  It’s, like, a metaphor.” “How do we know it’s a metaphor and not an actual animal?” “Because she talks about burying it.” “So?  It could still be about hunting an animal.” “Why would you HUNT an animal just so you could bury it?” “Because SCIENCE.” — “But why does … Continue reading