Thursday, October 30, 2008

Happy Halloween

One of our favorites videos, it's been around the globe several times. Watch closely as the car comes around the bend.... get even closer... you'll eventually see a light hazy ghost-like figure appear after the car passes behind the large tree. Very eerie.... closer now........... S.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Wolf Spider

Cole, our siamese, was pouncing on something in the dark the other night. He was tossing it into the air and batting it back and forth. Getting up to see what all the commotion was, I was sad to see that he had caught a very large wolf spider. In the darkened room, I nudged the spider with my foot. Nothing. Oh, such a fate, death at the paws of a cat. No doubt Cole was saving us, a face-to-face encounter with a scary spider. “Brave kitty” I sighed, petting him, and we wandered off to our beds. Next morning, armed with a tissue, I went to pick up the carcass. In the now lit room I had to smile as I picked up the green top from a strawberry........ S.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

We Begin

We’re all destined, fated… paint masterpieces or the kitchen wall, travel across the globe or to the grocery store, write a novel or a To-Do list… Initially this blog was created to follow Caitie’s adventures through Africa, but now I understand that it was fated to be more than just that. And so I begin. If you want your destiny to be great, then you must put in the extra work to make it happen. Caitie, ecstatic, with Mom, the night before departure...... S.