Another great day in the mid 70's, after starting out a bit chilly, and it was tank top weather again. Hooray!
I can't have the Yard Sale yet, as Ida's backlash might give us some bad weather. Rain is forecast for this weekend.
Jay cut some strips of plywood to bridge a gap in Ray's utility room to make it a bit warmer this winter. It is all under one roof, but there was a place where cold air could get in from that attic, so he screwed them in place. Blackie, the outside cat, sleeps in there, and we want to be ready for winter. Winter came early for this area last year, and stayed around too long.
Then Jay and I brought more yard sale items down from the storeroom attic, moved a bunch of the stuff around in the RVport. We installed a 12' long shelf on the side wall of the RVport for putting glassware and breakables on display, away from little fingers! Then we covered everything securely with tarps again, as one side of the RVport is open, if we have a driving rain.
Ray washed the TranStar, as we are getting it ready to go back on the road. Old fashioned colors inside, and not the floor plan I prefer, but at least I will be comfy while I look for a newer one. I have owned 9 newer RVs since I bought this one, but sold them as they didn't measure up to this one!
The true cost of a thing is how much "life" must be surrendered to possess it.
"ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION is not a new problem...Native Americans used to call it WHITE PEOPLE."
Life is what happens when you are making plans to do something else !
The Journey Counts.
If we agree that the bottom line of life is happiness, not success, then it makes perfect sense to say that it is the journey that counts, not reaching the destination. —Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift; that is why they call it the present" Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
...Saving just one pet won't change the world...But, surely, it will change the world for that one pet.....
Don't breed or buy while homeless pets die!
EVERY LITTER BIT HURTS
Spay or neuter your pet
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From: 'Healing Animals' by Dr. Michael W. Fox
“Our perception of animals determines how we treat them, and whether they suffer under our dominion or not. Behind our perception and treatment of animals lie our needs, wants, values, and cultural and religious traditions.
Until these are addressed and our perception changed so there is empathy, respect, and communication, the holocaust of the animal kingdom will continue. And those qualities or virtues that make us human – humility, compassion, and selfless benevolence – will continue to be crushed by arrogance, ignorance, and the selfishness of our species.”
"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world." - John Muir
What is Man Without the Beasts?
"What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, man would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever befalls the earth, befalls the sons of the earth. Man did not weave the web of life; he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself." (Chief Seattle, 1855)
As Gandhi once said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way it's animals are treated".
Is There An Animal Abuser Near You? Please Report it!
Can They Suffer?
The basic issue is simple:
"The question is not, can they reason?
Nor, can they talk? But, can they suffer?"
(Jeremy Bentham, philosopher and animal rights activist; 1748-1832.)