Sunday, 19 October 2008

100 Posts and Hugs

Pull up a chair and get a brew it's a bit of a long one .
I've just realised I've reached a milestone in Blogworld . This is my 100th post . I will have been blogging a year on the 25th so that will be another.
To celebrate this event i am going to have a little draw. Anyone leaving a comment on this post before Tuesday 21st, will get their name put in a hat . The lucky person who gets their name drawn out will get a small prize ;-))
I have been working weekends for the past 16 yrs so I am still getting used to being at home on Sundays . I never know what to do .Should I spend the day resting or should I make use of the time and go up to my workroom . As I can't sit doing nothing I usually end up in the Attic. One good thing is we can go for a walk . This morning it was dark and dull with a chill wind.The Sun was trying really hard to break through the heavy cloud but I'm afraid it was fighting a losing battle . We went on our usual railway walk as it was far enough for Papa Bear , who is still recovering. It's been a long week .
I couldn't resist taking a pic of this magnificent tree in all its autumn splendour . Unfortunately I couldn't get it all in. It's branches were stretched out like open arms as if it was going to give a hug.
We took a slight detour to go and see what was on the small lake and we were pleasantly surprised to find this pair . Dad an baby judging by the bump on his beak .
When we got home we had another surprise . Number 3 son was there with his brand new pup , Bramble . She's a Border Terrier x Patterdale .
To end with on this dark , dull day I'm going to leave you with this poem .
Don't forget to leave a comment if you want to be in the draw.
It’s wondrous what a hug can do
A hug can cheer you when your blue.
A hug can say,”I love you so”
Or,”I hate to see you go”.
A hug is;”Welcome back again!”
And “Great to see you !” or
“ Where’ve you been?”
A hug can soothe a small child’s pain.
And bring a rainbow after rain.
The Hug! There’s no doubt about it,
We scarcely can survive without it,
A hug delights and warms and charms,
it must be why God gave us arms.
Hugs are great for Fathers and mothers
sweet for sisters, even for brothers.
And chances are some favourite aunts,
love them more than potted plants.
Kittens crave them ,puppies love them ,
Heads of state are not above them.
A hug can break the language barrier,
And make the dullest day seem merrier.
No need to fret about the store of ‘em,
The more you give the more there are of ‘em.
So stretch your arms without delay ,
And give someone a hug today. Anon.
Told you it was along one :-))))))


Cecilia said...

A huge *HUG* to you & to Papa Bear. We're very sorry to hear he's been unwell :(

ambermoggie said...

Sending hugs to you both. The puppy is gorgeous:)

Jean said...

The photo of the moon(?) was so beautiful, I also enjoyed the photo of the swans and who wouldn't love puppies, they are so sweet and cuddly.

Bonnypurr said...

I love the Hug poem - can I put it on my blog? I'd put in a link to your blog as well.

Eternal Sunshine said...

That puppy is adorable! We met at Woolfest but I'm sure you won't remember me as you will have met hundreds of people. Anyway I didn't realise you had a blog and just wanted to say hi! : )

Artis-Anne said...

Aw Ursula a hug was just what I needed at the moment ;its 3 am and I am not having a good time at the mo :(
Thank you :)
Big hugs to you both too and I look forward to our next meeting . I have been meaning to drop by our blog sice we met at Andy's

Ursula said...

Course you can Bonny . I don't know who wrote it but it's great. Glad it helped you Anne . Ursula

Bonnypurr said...

Thanks Ursula :-)