Simply because I love the way they look at the world. With curiosity and respect. And because they seem able to see beyond everyday reality. I sometimes imagine what the world should look like if people had open minds, and hearts still capable of wonder. This IS a wonderful, amazing world, I wish I had the time and the money to travel it all, to … Continue reading Why the cat?
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