everything, everywhere all at once – Cardinal style

the two OG cats post Carport Kitty

neighbor cat visits regularly

Charly getting white hair, too – but still always at my side

Carl’s life is as blurry as this picture with loss of hearing, vision –

but his smell for treats as healthy as ever

loyal old man Spike at his guard post: no retreat, no surrender

photo by mother Caroline

our granddaughters three year old Ella holds year old Molly

Okay, so I shamelessly stole the 2023 Oscar winner title for this little Monday morning personal multiverse that Pretty and I inhabit every day. Mea culpa. Enjoy – no goggles required.

Thankfully, all quiet on the Cardinal front today.

Stay tuned.


Slava Ukraini. Lest we forget the war rages on.

About Sheila Morris

Sheila Morris is a personal historian, essayist with humorist tendencies, lesbian activist, truth seeker and speaker in the tradition of other female Texas storytellers including her paternal grandmother. In December, 2017, the University of South Carolina Press published her collection of first-person accounts of a few of the people primarily responsible for the development of LGBTQ organizations in South Carolina. Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home will resonate with everyone interested in LGBTQ history in the South during the tumultuous times from the AIDS pandemic to marriage equality. She has published five nonfiction books including two memoirs, an essay compilation and two collections of her favorite blogs from I'll Call It Like I See It. Her first book, Deep in the Heart: A Memoir of Love and Longing received a Golden Crown Literary Society Award in 2008. Her writings have been included in various anthologies - most recently the 2017 Saints and Sinners Literary Magazine. Her latest book, Four Ticket Ride, was released in January, 2019. She is a displaced Texan living in South Carolina with her wife Teresa Williams and their dogs Spike, Charly and Carl. She is also Naynay to her two granddaughters Ella and Molly James who light up her life for real. Born in rural Grimes County, Texas in 1946 her Texas roots still run wide and deep.
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12 Responses to everything, everywhere all at once – Cardinal style

  1. Thank you for putting them all together!

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  2. Luanne says:

    A wonderful collection of photos of sweet and spicy beings!!!!

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  3. Wayside Artist says:

    How wonderful to see your family of beloved “littles.” They make my heart happy. Please let time slow down just a bit so you can savor every sweet moment.

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  4. Oh, we loved to see them all. The kiddos look so happy and so much alike💗Double Pawkisses for a Happy Week ahead to all of you🐾😽💞

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