Author: Shawn

Enjoyer of things.
RIP, Morris

RIP, Morris

In the months after moving to California in 2005, I visited a pet shop in Santa Maria. I hadn’t left that day with the intention of adopting a new pet. I guess I was taken with a fit of spontaneity upon seeing the different birds at the shop that day. One in particular, an energetic …

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November 2019

November 2019

Construction, cats, and cockatiels set the tone for the month. The parking lot here was due for a major overhaul. The work moved slowly, lasting longer than a month. It was a struggle sometimes to find anything good trapped within all of that noise and dust. Pets are reliable sources of joy. The presence of …

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