It’s Tuesday, a day of no distinction whatsoever. But, at great expense, I replaced my stock of walnuts for my squirrels, and they are happy again. Yesterday one of them took a walnut from my hand (their eyes get REAL BIG when they see the huge nut), but then accidentally dropped it over the ledge. I’ve never seen a squirrel look so bereft. Naturally I gave him another. It is now warm enough that the squirrels are starting to bask in the sun: I found one stretched out full length, front and back legs extended, sleeping in the sun on the warm sill. I hope that there will soon be babies.
Meanwhile in Dobrzyn, Hili has been surfing the Net. I don’t know how she does it, unless she mistakes the computer mowse for a real one. Malgorzata explains Hili’s frustration:
I hope it is understandable that Hili does not have a very high opinion about the people scribbling on the internet about every prejudice and crazy idea they have. Even in Polish “drizzle” and “intellect” are not normally connected in any way. But in a cat’s superior mind they are—when there is an obvious dearth of thought.
Hili: It’s drizzling.
A: What’s drizzling?
Hili: Human intellect is barely drizzling.
Hili: I was surfing the internet for half the night.
Ja: Co siąpi?
Hili: Intelekt siąpi, ledwie, ledwie.
Ja: A tobie co?
Hili: Nic, pół nocy surfowałam po necie.