27 October 2011


Sprigs of Rosemary...

... and a Lavender loving cat seen at the local garden centre

I found this poem on the Net
(Author Unknown)


Gentle eyes
that see so much,
paws that have
the quiet touch.

Purrs to signal
"all is well"
and show more love
than words can tell.

Graceful movements
touched with pride,
a calming presence
by our side.

A friendship
that will last and grow,
small wonder
why we love them so.


When I was born, I was the:
person alive on Earth
and I'm the
person to have lived since history.

Click the link to find your number, then select RESET to fill in your date of birth


and finally, my offering for 'Things in a Row'


  1. nice mix and match...cute on the cats....will go now and find my number....

  2. What a cute cat statue!
    I love cats. I miss having one since the last family cat passed on a few years back.

    So, when hubby & I go to catch the train, we find an irreistible urge to stop and pat the neighborhood cats!

    Thank you for sharing :)

  3. "A friendship
    that will last and grow,
    small wonder
    why we love them so."

    And being a big time cat lover, I can vouch for that. I LOVE kitties!!!!

    I adore herbs! Rosemary and lavender are two of my favorites. Also, I love the scent of eucalyptus. I took a course in essential oils and really learned to appreciate their amazing healing abilities!

    Thanks for sharing the link. I will head over there sometime this weekend and try it myself.

    Have a wonderful weekend, dear lady!


  4. Love the cat amidst the lavender!

  5. I have found my number.They say everyone of us is different, can that really be true? Anyway I still feel unique despite being only one of billions

  6. Nice cat planter.. I have a smaller
    Gator planter...

    Those numbers do make me feel small and
    insignificant in the BIG picture...

  7. The cat stuff is awesome. And this is one of the few ways that we can enjoy them because the wife and I are allergic to them. I am pretty sure Tank is happy with us for that fact. Have a great weekend.

  8. My daughter has 4 kitties! Great photos, Val!

  9. Okay....I don't particularly like cats and I adore the little pot in the lavender. How cute. And what a cool shot of 'things in a row'.

    I need to haul my camera out and about and try for some fun shots like that!

  10. That poem doesn't quite describe our Greta, terror cat. haha

    I love fresh herbs! Thyme and basil are still growing here, I'll have to bring them inside soon though.
    My neighbor had a HUGE bush of lavender growing at the front corner of her house and I was invited to go over any time and cut some, which I did, and then put in little vases around my house. Then a year ago, she moved. The new neighbors ripped the bush out and it looks so barren and sad over there now. I'm sure they are just getting ready to plant things they love but I do miss that lavender.

  11. Hi Ron, Eucalyptus was my grandmother's favourite. I once had sapling but it died on me. I was always quite taken with the way the leaves grew. Perhaps I stared it to death... grins.

  12. Crystal Chick, it's such a shame to see gardens ripped out after all the care the previous owners took to create it but each to his own, I guess.


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