Pensive Periwinkle Evenings
Lilacs, honeysuckle, daffodils, hyacinth, lily-of-the-valley...
...and peonies, locust trees, lettuces and early thyme.
Aroma is fundamental; our prehistoric brain survived by it.
Familiar scents. Never underestimate the power of your olfactory abilities.
and thereby the abilities to soothe.
Josie has perfect puppy paws, or so said her uncle Michael.
Each As Is
(left to right, Ronan [adopted], Sallie [adopted], Josie [check out that foot! She works her feet, baby!], And then Percy [adopted]), so romantic, so sweet, so wise.
Is this a mixed breed gallery or not? It's great life here for animals challenged in some capacity.
The Island of Misfit Toys.
It's Good To Be Me: Josie!
In the simplest, goodly, most innocent and wholesome way.
I can sit pretty much wherever I want.
Eat pretty much wherever I want.
Sleep pretty much wherever I want.
Commandeering Katherine's only real chair, grumbling when she deigns to sit in it.
I live without sanctions. Treats are mine for the taking.
From walks-without-leashes and cozy bedding for rest,
to toys that can take Terrier play and a human who understands my high level of
enjoyment for head-out-of-the-window-car-rides,
I keep things simple and it gives my life clarity.
Animals show you the strength and fragility of your soul.
Sometimes at the same time.
"Laying in the sun, resting after rolling in the cedar mulch. Look at my "residuals"!
I popped into the bright green baby pool to cool off afterward
and now I'm rolling on a freshly laundered comforter. The best of both worlds, right?
It's Good To Be Me: Josie! Part Two
I keep the hammock warm for Katherine.