This pretty kitty whose name is Sophie belongs to a good friend of mine. My friend sent me these photos earlier this evening and I wanted to share them with you.
Sophie was obviously very comfortable in her Christmas wreath. The second photo shows her snuggled in and sound asleep. So glad my friend sent me these photos. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
I made this candle last night, by melting down the remains of my favorite vanilla candle then pouring the hot wax into a heat resistant glass coffee cup. Continue reading
It was an umbrella day in Southern California. I keep an umbrella in the trunk of my car, but rarely use it. Wednesday morning I definitely needed it as I hurried into the building where my knitting group meets. Still I was quite surprised when I entered the room and spotted several more umbrellas. Mine is the orange one. Because it is such a rare occurrence I had to take a photo.
Candles are warm and friendly, especially on a cold and rainy day like today. The droughts of the past few years here in California have kept our days mostly sunny and warm, but this morning we woke to rain, and it has continued all day. I can hear it outside the window I’m sitting near. We rarely have gentle rains here in California. When it rains, it really rains. Now that I am retired, it’s a great excuse to stay inside and relax a little. Warm weather keeps us out and about most of the year. This afternoon I read, caught up on my knitting, and lit two of my favorite candles. The first one is called Sugar cookie and it gives off a wonderful warm cozy scent. The candle below is vanilla scented. Another one of my favorites.
The rain is supposed to end early tomorrow morning, so I’m very happy I took time today to relax and smell the candles.
Some nectarines are almost too pretty to eat. I love nectarines and I’m always so happy when they start showing up in the grocery stores. I read a little of the history of nectarines, and learned that they were domesticated in China more than 4,000 years ago. So glad that they found their way here. They are a very good source of both vitamins A and C. If you would like to learn more about this delicious fruit, Read Here. I have waited long enough, and now I am going to enjoy eating a juicy nectarine.