Learning about freedom, aloofness, self-assurance, and nonchalance from our animal companions.

I’m sitting in my home office working on some stuff, when I hear my wife calling out, “Thalia, no! Really?”

Thalia is one of our two cats. What she had done was leaped up into the clothes dryer. Once inside, she decided to lay down and look out at us, as if to say, “I am here — what are you going to do…