Small Birds and Big Purrs
Carrying more than you think you can
Gratefulness-Challenge Day 13 of 21 by KnowledgeCollective
Landing at the end of a very full week I have photographic evidence of strength and beauty.
Tufted Titmouse - When I put peanuts out on the deck I know to expect the Blue Jays and Squirrels. But then this wee Tufted Titmouse shows up and manages to snatch and then fly off with a nut that’s a couple of times the size of his head. He graciously came to provide this photo. His bold attitude, coming close to the glass despite the looming faces of cats, is fascinating to see. His determination is both comical and something to cheer on. You go little guy!
Jigsaw Puzzles - The lady who I’ve been keeping company this week enjoys simple pleasures and one has been working on a puzzle together. It’s easy to underestimate the relaxing vibe of quiet time at the table putting bits of picture together. I’m looking to work on one of my own soon!
Max - this sweet goofy fellow is an ice-cream-sundae of a cat - Vanilla, Caramel and dark Chocolate - in the softest most pliable coat and body I know of. When I wake in the morning he’s eager to join me in the bathroom for some very firm petting, massage and percussion. Max likes it rough. All I have to ask is “Beat The Kitty?” And he comes close and flops down to be the bongo kitty. His purr is loud and generous with a satisfying “squirrrk” on the breath in. Not the brightest match in the box, but such a funny guy.
Hawaii - Photos sent by my Sister from their dream trip to Hawaii are a highlight of the day. I’m so thankful that they are there and that I’m able to see the beauty they share with me.
Candlelight - the soft flicker from my jar candles always give me a sense of calm and happiness in my home.
December begins and so does the weekend.
Keep your eyes on this spot for an upcoming series on end of life conversations and planning.
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