Today was quiet and cooler, and the Princess came in after a night on the tiles. I noticed (after all this time) that her nose is two colors: pink and brick red (with a lining of black on one side). I’m sure you’re keen to see a picture of a cat nose:
Cyrus is still nosing about and preventing me from my Quality Hili Time, so when I temporarily leave her on the couch I block her from the d*g’s view so he won’t disturb her. A keen observer will see one white catsock protruding:
After a morning’s work, we had a typical lunch: ham, sausages (note the thin ones), cheese (including goat cheese), bread, and fresh tomatoes. And, of course cherry pie for dessert. It is almost gone, and that will be the last of the cherry pie for us, as the harvest is over and I’ve scoured the orchard. :-(
Dinner was a succulent beef tenderloin with salad and a Polish specialty: pickled mushrooms, all washed down with a hearty Zubr beer. Oh, and of course cherry pie for dessert. I helped by browning the beef; it was good to do just a bit of cooking again. (There is now only one small piece of pie left. . . ):
Walkies after dinner with the whole family. Here are Andrzej and Malgorzata on the bluff above the Vistula:
And the non-hoomans. Can you spot Hili and Cyrus?
And so home again to a late snack, reading (de Waal really hates New Atheists; his book is gratuitiously larded with snipes at them and assertions of his own superiority). This is a typical view of Hili as she accompanies us through the orchard. Her white nose stripe is quite visible in the twilight: