This is my friend Nancy's cat Quaxo--name inspired by T.S. Eliot's The Naming of Cats. A few weeks ago, in the rush of the end of term, Nancy had to finish a quilt for her mother-in-law's birthday. I spent the night at her house in Bremen so I could help her finish tying it. I don't think i was actually all that much help, but we had a lot of fun telling stories while we tied. I'd brought my camera along to document the finished quilt, but kept forgetting to ask Nancy's permission--was so distracted by the conversation--and then when she wasn't there, i was so distracted by Quaxo. I'm crazy about Quaxo. I even bought him a souvenir in Italy.