Jake and Bathsheba

A blog by two cats who used to live in the same house in Northern Virginia. Unfortunately, they are both no longer with us.

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Flowers for Our Friends

In our garden jungle, sometimes the flowers get a little confused about the seasons. But this time we think that Mother Nature has given us some winter flowers for special reasons. We think these lovely snowdrops are for Libby Marie Riley who left us last week:

And this delicate phlox (Phlox stolonifera - Sherwood Purple) gives us hope for friends like Smudge as we enter the deep dark winter.

And, finally, this lovely golden Alexander (zizia aureus) brightens our days and gives us cheer.

We send best wishes to Luxor's cousin Eva that she is doing okay. We hope that everyone who is having a bit of trouble or sad times can take a moment to enjoy these fragile gifts from Mother Nature.



At Monday, December 18, 2006 1:15:00 AM, Blogger Grr, Midnight & Cocoa said...

that's really sweet - we're sure you're right.

At Monday, December 18, 2006 4:26:00 PM, Blogger George, Tipper, Max & Misty said...

My goodness! Where do you guys live that you still have flowers? We're in Whisk-onsin and everything here is dead until spring.


At Monday, December 18, 2006 6:15:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very beautiful.

At Monday, December 18, 2006 11:30:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hope your mom is feeling better. Tell her the flowers are lovely.

At Tuesday, December 19, 2006 1:47:00 AM, Blogger Rosie & Cheeto said...

Thowse flowurs are soooo Libby saying hello. That's so grate of yoo to post that. Yoo two are some amazingly speshul friends!!

At Tuesday, December 19, 2006 2:56:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely! What wonderful thoughts for our departed and ailing friends. We have some yellow flowers blooming in our backyard - they must be for all our cat friends.

At Tuesday, December 19, 2006 6:50:00 PM, Blogger Zeus said...

What a beautiful sentiment coupled by fantastic flowers! I am sure everyone can appreciate these.

At Tuesday, December 19, 2006 7:15:00 PM, Blogger Eric and Flynn said...

thay are luvly flowers to remember all our sick or departed frends by.


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