Eventually, I’d like for us to be able to stroll casually through a wooded ravine. The concrete pavement just outside the doors of my apartment building will have to do for now. Riel has been moaning a lot lately so I thought that getting him outside might help. The balcony just isn’t big enough or… Continue reading Riel’s first walk outside in downtown Toronto
I love Riel. He’s precious. He’s wonderful. He’s persistent. He’s my buddy. He’s a picky eater.
Not too long ago, I purchased a new desk chair. I made sure to spend some money on one that I think will last a long time and will match the colour scheme I’m aiming for. And, it hasn’t disappointed. In fact, it’s better than I expected.
I woke up with vomit on the duvet. It was over my feet so I knew that it wasn’t mine because I haven’t done yoga in nearly ten years. Riel had curled up in between my legs, slightly higher up on the bed than where he had emptied his stomach. It was only a few… Continue reading Letting Sh*t Go
It happens nearly every time I sit down at my desk to do some work. It won’t take five minutes for Riel to jump up on my desk, take a quick scan, and then lay down directly on top of whatever I’m working on. Even if I’m sitting on my recliner staring at my iPad… Continue reading Riel is Teaching Me About Work-Life Balance
I’d make a terrible parent. I know this because I just bought Riel a new cat tree.
I’ve been mulling over ideas for something to write about, but tonight I just kind of want to write. I don’t have any particularly gripping topic arresting my attention. So here is a smattering of stuff about my day.
I’ve been living in Toronto, again, for about three weeks now. On paper, you would think that I’ve been doing nothing with my time, but the truth is much different. I’ve been waiting.
Riel has been in my life for just over four years, and we’ve developed a bond. Before I had Riel, I didn’t understand what it meant to have a pet that you really care for. I thought that pets were simply subjects in a one-sided relationship. Last night, while trying to fall asleep in the… Continue reading My Cat Snores, While I Search for Sleep