Saturday, May 17, 2014

Serena

GretchenJoanna left a comment on my last post. She probably just whisked it out there along with her sweet message with nary of thought about it. But her comment tickled me all under. Let me tell you why. In March I was reading through one of my old journals dating back to a little over a year ago. I noted a particular random scribbling, "I will have a female cat one day and name her Serena, to remind me of calmness- and peace." In April we brought home a ten month old cat, and I named her Serena. She sleeps with me and loves me with her irresistible felineness, I am serene. Then she jumps, and runs, and skids, and scratches the furniture, and eats all the beautiful blooms off my plants...I  shout, "S-e-r-e-n-a!" The idea was to breath deeply and be calm and serene.  Real life situations just aren't that easy. But it is a good plan.

  
Living up to her name

4 comments:

the wayside wanderer said...

I have never heard the phrase, "tickled me all under" before. Serena sure has a sweet face. I would never suspect her of such mischief. :)

GretchenJoanna said...

:-)

Karen @ Pieces of Contentment said...

Serena looks delightful. Serena and Serenity are names I had liked for a daughter but my husband didn't like these. I deliberately chose Grace as one of our twin daughter's names, figuring I'd need a little extra Grace in my days.

Karen said...

I love all the fun, snuggles, and sweetness of a good cat. However, the antics get on my nerves, too. Serena is a gorgeous kitty! However, we've never owned a cat with a calm name, maybe that's our problem. Haha!

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