Poor Richard’s Books

Poor Richard’s Books

When we first moved to Kentucky, nearly twenty years ago, we were so completely enthralled with the countryside and the small towns surrounding Lexington that we spent most weekends getting lost (yep, on purpose!) in the maze of back roads that wind their way around...
a tabby beauty

a tabby beauty

There are still a few remaining cat photos in the folder from our visit to River Kitty Cat Café in Evansville, Indiana. Behold: the silly and serious faces of a gorgeous tabby …         //assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js Here at Novel Cat HQ, our reading lives are...
Joe’s Place

Joe’s Place

Imagine being welcomed into a friend’s cozy 1920s house. And then imagine that every room in this cozy old house is filled with books and art … and places to sit and read, or discuss books and life, or even play cards with your friends. And all those new and...
cats and coffee

cats and coffee

The end point of the long Saturday drive on our recent southern-Indiana road trip was the town of Evansville. On Sunday, before heading back home, we paid our first-ever visit to a cat café. And it was about as marvelous as you’d imagine. About a third of the space...
bookstore cats

bookstore cats

We recently spent a day and a half on a road trip through southern Indiana. And one of our first stops was our favorite Madison bookstore to meet the Village Lights cats. Trudy (Gerrtrude Stein to you and me) was feeling a little shy, so we only saw her briefly as she...