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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Monday photo of the week - Relaxing by the fire

Both of these guys share the same chair. 
Actually Mr. CJ is just happy that Regan lets him sit there, too.
 We've already had several fires this year.
First one last Thursday.
Another last night.
I love to watch the dancing flames.
Listen to the crackle of the wood.
Smell the scent of oak and pinion.
Feel the heat.

Hope your week is just like that  - relaxing. 
Thanks for dropping by. I appreciate your visit and love your comments.


Deb said...

Lovely photo. We have our wood-stove on and the cats are all around it in baskets. They love that so much. Happy Halloween.

Dianne said...

How cute. Our Punkin sits on the back of the chair with my husband. I always worry that he's going to fall off. No fires here yet, but I do love them too. Dianne

Johanna said...

Hi Marlis,
how very cute. They are really buddies.
Best greetings, Johanna

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Great pic Marlis! I lit my first fire Friday night too. Happy Halloween:@)

Debbie said...

My week doesn't promise to be very relaxing, but your picture reminds me that at the end of the day, there is always the option of jammies and a fire if I choose to take it.

Kuby said...

Love the photo and the fire! What a wonderful environment! Your photography really captured the scene and feelings

The French Hutch said...

We also love a fire in the fireplace. We don't have many days we need one down south, but when we do we love them. I see your guys really are enjoying your fire.
Hope you enjoy your week.

The French Hutch

Scribbler said...

One of the things I miss most about living in the Southwest is the smell of the pinion wood fires. Great photo -- both of the subjects look really relaxed and content.

xinex said...

They look so cozy. I have not lit my fireplace yet. It has not really been that cold yet....Christine

Alycia Nichols said...

Looks like a plan! I'm in!!!


Oh Marlis, what a lovely photo, I don't blame you for taking it! They look so warm with the fire place and czied up. Lots of hugs,

Danielle said...

Hi Marlis,
I love this photo! Makes me wish I had a fireplace(and a kitty) to keep me warm ; )
Hope all is well. Happy November!

Mary said...

That is the picture of contentment! Love it :)

Entertaining Women said...

Had our fireplace going all day today. I love a roaring fire. missed you at Tablescape Thursday. Decided that you must have had a busy busy week. Thanks for stopping by my post for a visit. Cherry Kay


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