Archive for April, 2014

Meow! 1!

Hovering in elegance

Hovering in elegance

Curiosity kills the cat not

Curiosity kills the cat not

White cat always projects innocence and purity

White cat always projects innocence and purity

How often do you spot an unkempt cat?

How often do you spot an unkempt cat?

Preface | Part 2 | Part 4

Cuteness overload!

I became besotted with this photo blog which publishes amazing cat photos. I provide some samples below.

Aw... (Photo grabbed from http://d.hatena.ne.jp/fubirai/)

Aw…
(Photo grabbed from http://d.hatena.ne.jp/fubirai/)

Still aw....

Hello there!  (Photo grabbed from http://d.hatena.ne.jp/fubirai/)

So much love! (Photo grabbed from http://d.hatena.ne.jp/fubirai/)

So much love!
(Photo grabbed from http://d.hatena.ne.jp/fubirai/)

Now it has become a habit for me to drop by the page on and off to have some “Aw….” moments. The photos are amazing because:-

  1. The photography skill is good
  2. The scenery is nice
  3. Most importantly, the photos just manage to exhibit the gamut of cat characteristics: “manja”, innocence, mischievousness, and cuteness! Besides, the cats are all posing so willingly for the photos instead of shying away!

I do take photos of cute feline friends that I encounter, but none are as good (cute!)! I am sure I can improve on this! More sharing of cat photos from now on! 😉

This cat caught my attention for having a melancholic face.

This cat caught my attention for having a melancholic face.

Devilish, no?

Devilishly cute! Need to improve on my shaky hands!

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 |


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Inside the glass bottle…

“I want to walk tall, believe in myself, have the courage to ask for what I want and need, and live a life that mattered. I want to wake up in the morning with a smile on my face and know that I am loved and that I belonged. I am desperate to feel worthy and I am hungry for the opportunity to live my fullest potential.” - modified from "The Dark Side of the Light Chasers" - Debbie Ford

Under the apple tree…

"If you are not spending all of your waking life in discontent, worry, anxiety, depression, despair, or consumed by other negative states; if you are able to enjoy simple things like listening to the sound of the rain or the wind; if you can see the beauty of clouds moving across the sky or be alone at times without feeling lonely or needing the mental stimulus of entertainment; if you find yourself treating a complete stranger with heartfelt kindness without wanting anything from him or her... it means that a space has opened up, no matter how briefly, in the otherwise incessant stream of thinking that is the human mind." - A New Earth, by Eckhart Tolle

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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The time keeper by Mitch Albom

The art of thinking clearly by Rolf Dobelli

The first phone call from heaven by Mitch Albom

Inferno by Dan Brown

For one more day by Mitch Albom

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

A study in scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

The five people you meet in heaven by Mitch Albom

Have a little faith by Mitch Albom

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

To kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Brain that Changes Itself by Norman Doidge

Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren

A Fresh Start by John Chapman

Inspiring quotes!

If someone prays for patience, you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If he prayed for courage, does God give him courage, or does he give him opportunities to be courageous? If someone prayed for the family to be closer, do you think God zaps them with warm fuzzy feelings, or does he give them opportunities to love each other? (God in "Evan Almighthy")
“To love another person is to see the face of God.” ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain
Aggie: "But what about the people who hurt you? Don't you ever want to make them suffer?" Norman Babcock: "Well, yeah, but what good would that do? You think just because there's bad people that there's no good ones either? I thought the same thing for a while. But there's always someone out there for you. Somewhere." - Paranorman
"机遇总是偏爱有准备的人"
“You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” by Walter Hagen
Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, wine in the other, body thoroughly used up, body totally worn out and screaming "WOOOHOOOO what a ride!" - by anonymous
When you travel, it’s not like you take a part of each place away with you; rather, it’s as if you leave a part of yourself there, like a part of you forever belongs to that place – the time, the people, and the things you saw; and over time, it gets burned deeper into your soul - by anonymous