Yep those weather folk got it right this time. We got the white stuff and then some. It started on the night of the 17th ….. I didn’t get too far yesterday in the wild outdoors, choosing instead a rest day. However, there are two very beloved friends who live next door that depend on … Continue reading Ah Gee, Mother!
The day dawned bright and sunny. With superhuman effort I pulled myself from off the bed consumed with pain so deep there was no end. Surrounded by so much death over and over again, does something to the one left behind who loves those who die. Yet, the day called me, persisting I grab my … Continue reading Healing Begins
Some of you may be wondering where I have been. MIA for this long is not my usual MO. How can I put this other then Hubby and I were hit with a shit-storm. On January 23rd, we learned our Charlie has Diabetes. At the time we did not fully understand what that entailed, but … Continue reading The Ultimate Gift of Love
This stunning red rose has been glowing for weeks. I first noticed it around the same time Cookie took a turn for the worse about two weeks ago. My eyes were immediately drawn to it, day in and day out. I couldn’t get over the color of it, how bright and big it is, the … Continue reading The Journey Home
Yes I have been MIA. Our 17-year old Cookie took a turn for the worse with symptoms that were critical. After discovering the shocking conditions Veterinarians are being forced to work under, I said no way will Cookie or any of my cats be exposed to this horror being inflicted on so many! Pet parents … Continue reading Turning Potential Into Reality
Oh. My. God. PAIN! Fire in my forearm ignited as I rapidly stepped back, dropping what I had been holding. I couldn’t believe what just happened for it had never before. And here I just got through saving a life when another of its kind stung me. Last Friday a yellowjacket …. think huge black … Continue reading YOW, Surprise!
Can you believe that 2019 is almost over? Where did the year go? I don’t know about you, but it seemed to have passed as if in a blur. Now here we are, about to go into a brand new decade. 2020! That to me sounds futuristic, as if suddenly I find myself catapulted into … Continue reading Happy New Year 2020
Here we are once more on the Cusp of Autumn … An early Harvest Moon Heavier darker cloud cover The Tourists gathering to leave Leaving behind businesses silent and still (Sassy saying, “Mom! The thought of cold makes me want to sleep!”) (Jersey saying, “What do you mean I … Continue reading Signs Of The Times
Many may ask where is God in this world gone mad? My answers to those who do not see … In the sunlit grasses swaying in the wind In the innocence of a sleeping cat Ready to meet you on the Rocky Road Found in the golden silence of the trees … Continue reading Where?
How many of you have had a conversation with Nature lately? I had fun the other day as I really connected with some Beauties and had some rather interesting interactions. Wanna see? Well then, let’s continue! “Gosh I just went through bird-birth and I’m pooped!” *Female Mallard Duck* “It’s been such a cold … Continue reading Nature Talks
Escaping the moment I could to catch Mother’s Ongoing Spring Show, I swiftly entered another entirely alternate World. Hubby and I have been quite involved with a major to-do here when our 17-year old Bella lost her balance and fell off a chair, landing on her side on a hardwood floor. She loves sitting on … Continue reading A Day In The Park
[Wilson Warbler] Where has time gone? I’ve barely been here most of the Summer. If it has not been $600 worth of plants being put into the ground by me (no worries you shall see my gardens), it has been one cat crisis after the other. And then every chance I get I run over … Continue reading Time Flies
*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Attempts with new types of photography shots yesterday represented me celebrating my victory in finishing my huge gardening project. I went for a leisurely bike ride first though, after hubby so kindly put air in my tires. If it were me, I would have just gotten … Continue reading Wings
This Spring will bring me much healing as I witness All waking up from Winter’s Cold Nap. Too many whom I Loved passed in a very short span of time, not that long ago. Mother Nature I know with unwavering doubt shall caress my aching Heart with Her Tender Touches. She has already done so. … Continue reading Choosing Life (6 IMAGES)
“Now, Dad, you just gotta listen to Mom. She knows what she is talking about. This is not the way to learn how to boil an egg. Dad!!! You are not listening to me!” Whispers, cute as a button, implored his Dad but to no avail. Regardless how hard he attempted to cover up the writing in the cookbook … Continue reading How Do You Boil An Egg?
Hickory Dickory Dock, the mouse ran up the clock, the clock struck* ….. wait a minute! That’s not right! That’s not how this story goes. The mouse ran up the screen door. No rhyme here but nonetheless it’s true. Shall I now start from the beginning of this tale? I had just fallen asleep when Hubby … Continue reading Cat And Mouse
Below is a video of Echo, our precious deaf outdoor cat. Hubby and I are bringing him into our Vet tomorrow morning at 9am to get a complete blood panel done. This sweetheart was kicked out of his owner’s house years ago and was living in the barn next door. He now lives in our … Continue reading Echo (Video)
When sight is seen from a new perspective things previously not seen are now seen ~~~ Photography/ “Perspective”/ October 2017©AmyRose http://www.herladypinkrose.wordpress.com When my path crosses with someone whose intention is not to grow (stuck in the mud syndrome), not to embrace new or see from another perspective, my empathy is felt for that person. If … Continue reading Perspective (5 IMAGES)
I’ve had several requests to show my cats. So with that in mind, and the fact that I now have a precious video of Tee that I would not have had if I had not taken the time to do it, I am now in the process of getting videos of my cats. That means, … Continue reading The Artist (Image + Video)
*Picture is of Rusty who is taking Tee’s death very hard. Tee was Rusty’s special brother. You can actually see the pain on his face and in his eyes.* Three words, “I Love you”, have gotten stuck in my throat lately. I question how those words can be said when the other person doesn’t know … Continue reading I Love You
Yesterday when my blood pressure hit the ceiling after an exchange with one of my neighbors, this cute little guy, Rusty, must have looked right into my Heart and said, “Drats! Mom’s Heart needs to smile. Let me see what I can do!” Mind you, Rusty normally does not sit in this tower just posing … Continue reading Cuteness Personified
Storms in life as Mother would say ~~~ bring new growth, ~~~ yet as we but know especially those who have wandered far ~~~ the construction found within new growth hurts. Oh yes. Hurts. ~~~ Always always light does come ~~~ after each storm ~~~ so to encourage those of you ~~~ with queasy tums … Continue reading Passage (12 IMAGES)
Last evening while I was shooting in my front garden, I just “happened” to look up to see Charlie in the window. The look on his face told me he was at that moment in cat heaven. He is laying on the chair that I have placed in front of the window resting his chin on the … Continue reading Preciousness Defined
For all of you who read my post yesterday about Tee, Subhuman Strikes, to my absolute relief Tee turned up at our house around 8:30 last evening. Limping very badly but seemingly not worse for all he has been through, I managed to get pain medications in him, spent precious moments with him, and when I knew … Continue reading Update On Tee