Posts Tagged ‘Wordless Wednesday’
Took the kids to the drive through Christmas Light display at a nearby state park. It was billed as The Fantasy of Lights and while there were plenty of oohs and ahhs from the kids, this little boathouse at the marina is the one that made me pause. This was my lame attempt at trying to capture it.
Sometimes it’s the small things, the seemingly insignificant acts, totally random and unplanned that make for the the most lasting of memories.
I mentioned that the flu has paid our home a little visit. Now while I love house guests and appreciate the thought, it’s definitely overstayed it’s welcome. Zander sounds the worst, his little cough almost croup-like. So this morning I pulled a page from way back in my nursing days. Read the rest of this entry →
Sloth—any of various slow-moving arboreal edentate mammals (genera Bradypus and Choloepus) that inhabit tropical forests of South and Central America, hang from the branches back downward, and feed on leaves, shoots, and fruits. (Webster’s) He’s got a bad rep, not that I think he really cares. The Sloth has been associated with somnolence, laziness and a general disinclination for work of any form. He’s a deadly sin for crying out loud!
I would like to offer that our buddy the sloth is not a slacker but rather a highly efficient, well-oiled machine worthy of emulation. Really, the sloth is able to forage food, build nests, socialize and procreate all while sleeping an average of 15-18 hours a day. That’s fairly judicious use of one’s waking hours.