Doycats of Doykeit

I’m here for Doykeit (also, Doykayt, Here-ness) and I’m here for cats, not only the living creatures but also the idea of cats who will make any place they rest their haunches appear to be their own, until they leave, as is there want. Who else lives in the here and now? I present the doycats, which were always here if made invisible by their veritable ubiquity. Asked to announce their presence, they prefer to curl up and rest, or to stare into corners regressing infinitely, or to peer defiantly at even more obscure sheydim. . . . → Continue reading: Doycats of Doykeit

Happy Birthday Philip K. Dick

“A human being without the proper empathy or feeling is the same as an android built so as to lack it, either by design or mistake. We mean, basically, someone who does not care about the fate which his fellow living creatures fall victim to; he stands detached, a spectator, acting out by his . . . → Continue reading: Happy Birthday Philip K. Dick

Kitteh Yoga

Kitteh Yoga: Exhale arch, Inhale stretch

Last night was my second night in two weeks of yoga with K. Clair and friends at her West Philly loft. I’m even starting to remember some poses for practicing during the rest of the week. But the hardest part, for me anyways, seems to be associating . . . → Continue reading: Kitteh Yoga


credit: based on the original Rothko Tiem Nao! by Emma Chammah



lolrus alive! or I HAS 15 MINUTES

As this blogs stays alive in fits and starts, bear with me as I add a shot of whiskey into its cold empty tank and crank its engine with a story of wistful lolrus. Even better, let Jeff Roedel tell you the story, as he’s a much better writer, and hit all the good parts. . . . → Continue reading: lolrus alive! or I HAS 15 MINUTES