“If we think about it, all that a university or final highest school can do for us, is still but what the first school began doing —teach us to read. We learn to read in various languages, in various sciences; we learn the alphabet and letters of all [kinds] of books. But the place where …
Needlepoint by Elizabeth Spangler When one cat aficionado creates a gift for another ‘crazy cat person,’ it’s always the perfect size, color and occasion. On purrpose.
That tiny red and black dot in the photo is a minuscule snail, about the size of the ‘o’ on your computer keyboard. It was chugging along, trekking across the greenhouse plastic wall, and apparently had somewhere it needed or wanted to be that day. So, even a snail has goals. Remarkable.
Blep! A cat of few words, but each of them carefully considered before using. #CaturdayWeekly
Oceanside pier. Photo courtesy R. Stark Watching waves ebb and flow … For centuries, people have found the sound, the salt spray in the air, and the rhythmic movement of gentle waves a balm to the soul.
UFOs are real! #Caturday Weekly
Read several stories in the news about an artist who delivered blank canvases to the folks at the gallery who’d advanced him $84,000 to do a restoration/copy/whatever of another piece of art. And according to the articles, he titled his blank canvases “Take the money and run.” That’s just so wrong in so many ways. …
“Go, sit upon the lofty hill, And turn your eyes around, Where waving woods and waters wild Do hymn an autumn sound. The summer sun is faint on them— The summer flowers depart— Sit still— as all transform’d to stone, Except your musing heart.” Just past the equinox, a word picture of autumn and its …
Sunset at the end of a late summer day. The neighborhood and nearby wetlands begin to settle for the evening. The quiet grows with the dusk, and birds murmur a note or two.
Seen on a T-shirt: “If the earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything off by now.” How indubitably true. Cats meet any object – immovable or otherwise – as a challenge. And usually, the cat wins, much to the dismay of the vase, the book stack … #Caturday Weekly