Random Fivecat Photos

Feb 20

[video]

A Perfunctory Guide to Writers Looking for Publishers -

maggie-stiefvater:

I’m asked at least once a week how to get published. Once upon a time, this was a very straightforward answer:

1. Write a novel.

2. Write a query letter.

3. Send the query letter to agents or to editors.

4. Rinse and repeat until said agents and editors ask to see the rest.

5. Rinse and…

nevver:

Jorge Luis Borges

As usual, John Green gets it right.

nevver:

Jorge Luis Borges

As usual, John Green gets it right.

(via fishingboatproceeds)

Nov 29

[video]

Oct 29

maggie-stiefvater:

REVOLTINGLY AWESOME CHOCOLATE CAKE
cake:
2 cups white sugar
1 3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup GOOD cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup boiling water
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine all but water in a mixing bowl. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed. Boil water, stir into cake batter. Pour into two greased 8” cake pans. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a fork comes out clean.
frosting:
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup milk
1 tablespoon vanilla
3 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
Stir together then beat the hell out of it with your mixer for, like, a minute.
You’re welcome.

maggie-stiefvater:

REVOLTINGLY AWESOME CHOCOLATE CAKE

cake:

2 cups white sugar

1 3/4 cup flour

3/4 cup GOOD cocoa powder

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 cup boiling water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine all but water in a mixing bowl. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed. Boil water, stir into cake batter. Pour into two greased 8” cake pans. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a fork comes out clean.

frosting:

1/4 cup butter

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1/3 cup milk

1 tablespoon vanilla

3 1/2 cup confectioners sugar

Stir together then beat the hell out of it with your mixer for, like, a minute.

You’re welcome.

Jan 17

Bird Door, Raleighwood

Bird Door, Raleighwood

Oct 27

Maxx.

Maxx.

Oct 17

[video]

Sep 13

Maggie, in profile.

Maggie, in profile.

Sep 08

Reno Bobcat

Reno Bobcat

Sep 06

[video]

Sep 01

Thomas Lion, showing that he thinks the storm winds of Hurricane Irene only make him look more regal than usual.

Thomas Lion, showing that he thinks the storm winds of Hurricane Irene only make him look more regal than usual.

Aug 24

Yeah, seriously.  This is genius!

world-shaker:
Are you serious? This is going in my home.

Yeah, seriously.  This is genius!

world-shaker:

Are you serious? This is going in my home.

(via placesicouldlive)

Aug 15

Maru Binturong

Maru Binturong

comicallyvintage:

Matt Mason - the Buzz Lightyear of 1969.

Having lived through 1969 and The Major Matt Mason hype, I can attest that he was cashing in on the NASA craze but MMM lacked Buzz Lightyear’s panaché and sense of humor.  And, even as an eight-year old kid, I thought the Space Crawler and Moon Suit were incredibly lame. 

comicallyvintage:

Matt Mason - the Buzz Lightyear of 1969.

Having lived through 1969 and The Major Matt Mason hype, I can attest that he was cashing in on the NASA craze but MMM lacked Buzz Lightyear’s panaché and sense of humor.  

And, even as an eight-year old kid, I thought the Space Crawler and Moon Suit were incredibly lame.