One person’s reading list for 2016. Mine will be published shortly – watch this space.
A beautiful morning to start the new year 2017. We had a dusting of snow last night and welcome sunshine this morning.
my latest scarf on display
And my favorite bird, the Northern Flicker reappeared for the fist time in about a month
Steller Jay – ever present
and of course a squirrel, entertainment for the cat
Not a situation we encountered while we lived in Africa. We have only encountered mice and rats since moving to Seattle!!
While in Kenya, when a couple of friends departed, we inherited two neutered cats. They could not have been more different. One was a marmalade coloured male that went by the name of Tigger. The other one a seal-point Siamese female named Inky. While Tigger was an indoors fat and lazy youngster, Inky was an outside cat and an excellent hunter that forced us to make our bird feeder and bath cat-proof to prevent a disaster.
When our time to leave Kenya came, we were very attached to them and we decided to take them with us. After the needed health certificates and a special double box that would enable them to have eye contact through wire mesh, we were ready to go. The plane trip was not too far as we were going to Addis Ababa.
It was an easy trip and we found no difficulties on arrival at…
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