The lure of the outdoors

The window is open. Fresh air!

Being lured!


What interesting things are outside of this house!

So interesting!


We’re so captivated! It’s almost like catnip!

Quotes of the Day

Camping: Nature’s way of promoting the motel industry. (Dave Barry)

A healthy outside starts from the inside. (Robert Urich)

I think it’s a part of us as human beings that we search outside of ourselves for meaning. (Nick Cave)


Today I’ve been enjoying the pleasures of nettles






My captors have let me out again. My constant meowing must have gotten to them!



What is this green stuff? I must taste it….

Quote of the Day

If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently. (Bill Watterson)

The title quote is from Salad Fingers, Episode 3. You can find all Salad Fingers episodes on YouTube. Be warned: They are not for the faint of heart!

The outside world

Ha! My captors staff have finally let me outside.


What’s this infernal contraption the staff have put on me?


Hhhm. This smells good.


Some more green stuff!


Yum yum yum….


(The walk usually ends at this point, since HMC invariably decides to start eating the vegetation.–Ellie)

Quote of the Day

I think all cats are wild. They only act tame if there’s a saucer of milk in it for them.

Douglas Adams, Last Chance to See (Harmony Books, 1991)


Who looks outside, dreams

Mum, let me out please. It’s a nice day outside. I should be out there. Really. I should. Squirrels need to be chased, and mice killed. Mum. Please.

Quote of the Day

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. (Mahatma Gandhi)

Title quote from Carl Jung: Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.