housesitting

Kittens love Liam Neeson

by meanlouise May 22, 2013 true life 2013

I made the mistake of letting the kittens watch Taken last night. Kittens, it turns out, love Liam Neeson movies. They spent the duration of the movie alternately stalking the TV and napping on the airbed so I thought we’d at least dodged the nightly 2 hour KittenCrazyFest. I was mistaken. Just as I got […]

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Smitten with kittens

by meanlouise May 17, 2013 true life 2013

You’d think they’d wear themselves out doing this all day long. You’d be mistaken.

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Rule #1: if you find an evil book bound in human skin, don’t open it

by meanlouise May 16, 2013 florida files

An 8 day house-sitting getaway with ample time and quiet and opportunities for swamp-y adventures and research sounds great, doesn’t it? (No, it doesn’t. It did before I had to get up at 5 a.m. to catch a plane. Right about now it sounds like the stupidist fucking idea I’ve ever had). The house has […]

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All I need to do is go to the apartment and feed the cats…

by meanlouise November 1, 2009 true life 2009

What could possibly go wrong?

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and yet, people still ask

by meanlouise July 5, 2002 true life 2002

I’m the last person you want watching your home while you’re out of town. You’d think everyone would understand that by now. I’ve had to make some absurd phonecalls over the years. “You had a roof when you left, right?” “Does your yard flood every time it rains?” “Didn’t you say you had two hamsters?” […]

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