Maya Tree’s Marco

I treed Marco today. I knew he was around because earlier Tessa had come running into the house and up the stairs to hide under the bed. Seamus went to find out what spooked her and when he came back his look said Marco. Later I was out with mom while she stacked the winter…

We Meet Scout

One fine, crisp Autumn afternoon We meet Scout, a Cairn terrier like Maya Introduced I was my usual stand off Kind of guy and Maya was up in his face Aggressive, tail raised and growl rumbling Just asking, spoiling for a fight. I could see Scout think it over for a moment Then he backed…

The Green Eyed Monster

JEALOUS: adjective
 1. feeling or showing envy of someone or their achievements. 2. feeling or showing suspicion of someone’s unfaithfulness in a relationship. 3. fiercely protective or vigilant of one’s rights or possessions. 4. (of God) demanding faithfulness and exclusive worship. That’s me, Maya the terrible terrier, a slave to the Green Eyed Monster of…

Tessa on Having Nine Lives

The key is getting along. If you want to survive in this world you have to get along with others, or else you are out in the cold defending your life on a daily basis. I’ve learned this as one of my nine lives ended suddenly and I was reborn into another. “I, as I…

Sunday in Maya’s World

This morning it is country quiet. By that I mean the sound of birds calling across the wetlands, a deep underlying silence that brings forth the resonance of the earth breathing. The moment is still and there is a softness that lulls me back to a curled sleep. Mom is agitated, I can sense it…

Meet Marco

When we moved to the Stone House We met Marco, the landladies cat. Personally I like cats, even wonder If there isn’t a bit of cat DNA hidden In my genes somewhere. I prefer them to dogs and always try To make a show of extending friendship, But Marco was not big into trust And…