This was too funny not to take a snap of it. My youngest son decided he wanted to share his chips/crisps with the cat. Apparently, the cat really loves food made from potatoes. (I stopped my little boy before he put the thoroughly chewed and nibbled potato chip back in his own mouth.)
"If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr."
We saw this cute little squirrel on a walk we took with the kids today.
"If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence."
We haven't had much sun lately, but today, though cold, was beautfully sunny. I didn't get out with the camera until the sun was beginning to set though. Still, it was worth it to get this photo of the sunset.
"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky."
I have this decorative seashell filled with other tiny, decorative seashells. It's just something I picked up years ago at the craft store, back when I lived in California.
One of the things I really miss about living in California is the beach. I miss sitting on a rocky outcropping along the 17-mile drive or just past Cannery Row in Monterey and watching the waves crash against the rocks.
This little seashell decoration reminds me of it.
"One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few."
~Anne Morrow Lindbergh
This morning, a package arrived from my mom in the US. It had in it, amongst other things, a box of cherry candycanes. Finding candycanes other than peppermint ones is not easy to do here in the UK. None of the stores where I live carry any candycanes other than peppermint. Because of this, my children were very excited to have cherry ones arrive.
"There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last."
~Robert Louis Stevenson