One Cat Household: New Cat

my new cat Mozeley two cat householdWell, I gave in to the urge to add a new cat to the house. As I said in my previous post, my sleep was suffering from having just one cat. I was focussing on the monetary benefits of a single cat household. It was nice to pay less for litter, food, and pet insurance.  However, I have always owned two cats at a time. So, this was a challenge for me.

After two months of interrupted sleep, we are now a two cat household again. (Thank you!)

I have finally found my Black cat, Mozeley, who is a “love bug” and meows for me to pick him up for cuddling. He even tries to climb up my back as I am washing dishes (scared the hell out of me the first time).

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Shinxley using a window sill for a pillow

 

Anyone who owns a cat understands that cats can be aloof and unaffectionate. Mozeley’s love of human affection is like a well-fitted bra (as a size DDD, a fitted bra is better than gold). As much as I love his affection, he serves a bigger purpose: he helps Shinxley (2.5 years and 2.5 pounds fatter) to live an active life. 

It is also nice to come home to 2 sets of bright eyes at the top of my stairs each day. 

 

 

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Louvre: Crosses within La Pyramide Inversée

One of my favorite pictures is from the  Musee du Louvre. I took it when I toured France during the summer of 2013. It is a side view of the La Pyramide Inversée in the Carrousel du Louvre shopping mall underneath the museum. As I stood there embracing the sunlight, I was mesmerized by …

Peaceful Blue Sky…

You find the beauty of life when it peaks through the places you least expect…You find the beauty of the sky when your boundaries are the buildings that surround you.  Trista Lanette Pollard, NBCT.

There is nothing more beautiful than looking up into a vivid blue sky. There were many days when that vivid blue was a foggy gray. This picture reminded me of how far I have come since my depression diagnosis. I love this picture!

 

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I welcome the beautiful fall weather. However, the early darkness due to Daylight Savings Time (DST) has been a challenge. There is nothing worse than leaving school at 5:30 pm and walking into the darkness. It makes me feel as if my day is suddenly over. As if my personal goals …