This is the perfect place for me to sit.

Today I'm celebrating our first Caturday here at The Spoodoir by sharing a post  from one of my favorite Instagram accounts, Bodega Cats. It's a frequently updated, seemingly endless supply of photos and videos of cats sitting, lounging, sleeping, sprawling, hiding, playing, and in all other ways hanging about anywhere inside or directly in front of …

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Time-lapse Floral Transfiguration: Dance Dance by Thomas Blanchard

Flowers aflame: Flowers freezing: Flowers in bloom: And flowers awash in vibrant splashes of color: For a beautiful short video entitled "Dance Dance," French director and artist Thomas Blanchard captured dazzling time-lapse footage of floral representations of the four seasons. Set to the music of Velvet Coffee, a rose burns to symbolize autumn, flowers freeze solid in ice …

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Cutting-edge Undies or Hands-free Pet Carriers?

If the primary purpose of a bra is to support one's breasts, what better way to demonstrate how effectively a particular bra design supports different breast sizes than by... Wait for it... Having men wear transparent versions of said bra, the cups of which hold pairs of small animals whose weight supposedly corresponds with the …

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Argiope aurantia by Jessica Joslin

Like many art collectors, I have a wish list of artists whose original work I long to own. Jessica Joslin has been on that list for years. For anyone not familiar with her captivating work, Jessica creates extraordinary hybrid animal sculptures, ranging from mounted heads to complete bodies (both miniature and life-size), using bones (some real, …

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