Nadia is a calico tabby cat who enjoys forehead kisses, sunbathing, the chase o the hunt, ice-cold water, and closing doors that stand ajar. She croons more than she meows and has the sweetest purr-song rumbles. She can be found sitting atop my scanner, on the window sill of my my studio nook, or lying outstretched on the floor by my chair. She answers to Nadia, Mimo, Mimo-Rimo, Mauw, Rauw-Mauw, and several other variations. She follows me from room to room, but saves most of
These past 33 years, you have worked very hard to win me over. I must commend you on your valiant attempt, especially during childhood days with sleep-away camp and Thrifty ice cream cones and jelly sandals.
I appreciate what you are, truly I do. It's just that the heat is too much for my little overcast-skies, sweater-wearing, cozy-fireside, walk-in-the-rain, read-novels-in-bed, autumn-child self. Yet, I applaud you for the happiness you evoke in so many, th
In-betweens resonate with me in a thoroughly knowing way. They are part of my personhood. I am between two sisters. I am multi-racial. I am social, but an introvert. I am religious, but liberal. I am reserved, but progressive. I have strong beliefs, but am gentle in sharing them. They are part of my identity.
I am an artist, but left-brained in skill set. I am an entertainer, but not a performer. I am a teacher, but not a leader. I am a poet, but not a romantic. They are a p
Welcome to the blog of Kimberly Taylor-Pestell, a creative living in California with her lovely husband and a particularly entertaining calico tabby.