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Cat Woman aka Frankster
See why I'm called Cat Woman online and offline
I said, "within reason," but you might think that a questionable statement when you consider as of this writing (6/23/11) I am living with 17 cats -- 10 FIV cats (cats who have tested positive for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus antibodies) and 7 other cats. I have formed FIV Cat Rescue and incorporated in California and was awarded the status of 501(c)(3) as of January 5, 2010 by the Federal Government. Check out my lens on what we do at FIV Cat Rescue.
Yes, even I think that's a lot of cats. Funny, 7 didn't seem like too many. But I have to admit that my husband and I have gone overboard. We love every one of them and we have a great family. Having said that, we will NOT be adding any more to our litter. You could say, we're abstaining for the time being. (We are actually actively seeking homes for some of the FIV cats who we took in when they were going to be euthanized. ;-D
I hope YOU can keep my identity straight. For me it's an ongoing struggle because I have so many things I love. So, this Lensography is of my cat stuff including lenses, blogs and websites.I'm also known as the Bearmeister both On and Off-line. But, that's a story for my Bearmeister Lensography.
My Blog has been HACKED and is down temporarily so some photos are not loading on this site.
I'm a Techno-Cat
Not the 1 and 0 type, but some HTMLYes, I'm a techno cat to some degree. I am considered the Squidoo expert in my little neck of the woods. I just can't seem to put it down -- well, except when I need a purr-fix! Anyway, this is me around midnight!
AND I Married A Techno-Cat TOO!
Software and Internet Marketing is his Specialty
Yes, I married a cat lover who is also a techno cat. (We call ourselves the Kangi instead of the Kangases.) In fact, IMO, he is an Internet Marketing Genius. We used to do traditional marketing for small businesses -- newspaper, direct mail, yellow pages, etc. We've moved our business onto the Internet.This is Oran and I bouncing Internet marketing ideas off each other!
The Kangi or Metal Cats
A Favorite Quote
The greatest day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. The gift of life is yours and it is an amazing journey - and you get to determine the quality of it. Live the rest of your life on purpose. Now is the time. Imagine the possibilities. Go places, have adventures, make a real difference, do what you love. Follow your dreams, they know the way." -Unknown
Me and a foster kitten
More foster kittens of feral moms
Feeding a foster kitten who would not be weaned!
I'm a cat fiend in the water
My Favorite Big Cat Organization
Big Cat Rescue is one of the world's largest sanctuaries for wild cats. They provide a permanent retirement home for more than 100 lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, servals, caracals, sand cats, etc., representing 16 of the 35 species of exotic cat. Nowhere else can so many species of exotic cat be found in one place.
Click Big Cat Rescue to see how you can help.
Bruce "Kamikaze" Lee
Sculptor And Art Lover
I was hooked on sculpture from the day I set eyes on Michelangelo's work at 9-yrs old. I dreamed of someday working in clay and creating pieces like his.
I spent the first half of my life building a business career in Silicon Valley (California). At age of 48, I retired from business, moved to the Fort Bragg (California), and began taking art classes at the College of the Redwoods. My initial training in sculpture gave me the opportunity to work with a variety of media: wood, stone, wire, wax, bronze, cement and clay. I found that working with clay was my true vocation, turning vision into reality.
Working with clay satisfies some deep tactile sense in me. I've found I do my best work when I can include both additive and subtractive modes, which isn't possible with many other media. I like being able to push and pull, pinch and twist -- to manipulate the clay into whatever shape I want at any time I want.
My sculptures incorporate a variety of finishing techniques -- raku, saggar, horsehair, stains and waxes, underglazes, and low-fire and high-fire glazes. Most of my work is stylized animal figures, including lions, bears and "fu dogs" (Chinese temple lions). I also create other abstract sculpture.
In addition to on-going art classes and almost obsessive research, I am studying under the tutelage of an accomplished local sculptor.
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