Starcat’s Favorites: Books and Bookstores

Happy Independent Bookstore Day! Yes, that’s really a thing. Today’s a wonderful day to visit your favorite local bookstore. I thought I’d kick off the festivities by sharing photos of my “to be read” and “currently reading” piles. The shorter … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: My Community

I’ve had kind of a struggly winter, blah blah blah. Who hasn’t? I hope you haven’t, actually. But the cool thing is that I have such a vibrant and supportive community. I’m so thankful. I’ve surrounded myself with some extremely … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Kitty Snuggles

As you probably know if you’re a regular reader of this blog, late winter is NOT my favorite. I keep getting emails and seeing memes on social media with messages like “it’s almost spring!” I delete them immediately, as in … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Transformation

We’re already almost finished with the first month of 2019, but I’m finding that I’m still processing 2018. Can you relate? It was a hugely transformational year for me and my family. We became empty-nesters. Quester broke his ankle, badly, … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Sun & Water

It’s no secret that I love summer. This one has been especially hot and humid here in Maine. Most people I know have spent time complaining about it. Not me. It’s actually a joy to me to feel super warm. … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Summertime, Summertime

As I write this, it’s less than two weeks until my daughter and her boyfriend come home for a visit. I haven’t seen my dear ElvenTiger since January, so I’m very much looking forward to it! Although I’ve been missing … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: A Taste of Spring

This is how we roll in springtime in Maine. Snow and new growth, co-existing until one day the melting accelerates. As I write this, the rain is helping with the melting process. It’s also the eve of the Full Blue … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Extra Self-Care

It’s that time of year – the winter blahs have set in. Yes, the days are longer and there is the promise of spring. At the same time, at least here in northern New England, it is still quite cold … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Greeting a New Year

I remember when I used to hate winter. I don’t so much, anymore. Granted, the cold, ice, wind, and snow are not my favorite things to be out and about in. But the landscape certainly is beautiful, and I like … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Transformation and Witchery

Wow. What an autumn it’s been so far. I’ve been undergoing a huge transformation – which seems to be a theme for many of us, lately. I like to think that the Universe is helping us spiritually-focused types to “level … Continue reading