Friday, 2 September 2011

A quick note ...

... before I head out to the hospitals and try to catch a few folk at home.  It's going to be a late-ish evening so there may not be time to return to the blog.  I'd not want to annoy the readers by failing to post yet again ... so this is a brief morning greeting.
The photo-shoot has happened an hour ago and Eliot is now back in his armchair sleeping off the exertion!
 The weather here is enough to give a dog a very sad face!  The humans aren't too happy about it either. It wasn't actually raining at this early stage ... but my guess is that it won't be long until it does!
 Normally Eliot has a spot on the grass from which he keeps an eye out for the squirrel ... but today he choose the garden chair.  I'm beginning to wonder if the squirrel has gone ... there was one running across the road a few doors away ... so maybe our little fellow has become fed up with the dog and has decided to move trees?
 If he's still here then Eliot will certainly spot him!  Have you ever seen such a vigilant dog?
School traffic is building up and any early journeys need to be planned quite carefully to avoid both morning and afternoon slow traffic.  Road works in a couple of places don't help things either.
So, with a mountain of "stuff" to do there's the need for a plan ... if I look carefully at the visiting list I'll hopefully get to a number of homes this afternoon.  And there's a sermon to finish off as well ....

3 comments:

lesleyc said...

Lovely expressions on Eliot's face!

ROBERTA said...

that second shot is quite the look - "poor me"...."i have no squirrel to chase"..."sigh"....

Kelly said...

Great pictures of Eliot!

Elizabeth, you sound like a caring and attentive pastor. Although I love being a visiting Lay Eucharistic Minister, there are times I sense that a visit by ordained clergy is what's really needed. I try to remember that each ordained person is blessed with certain gifts but the priests and ministers I truly respect are the ones who do not let the busy-ness of church administration or even unease around ill or disabled folks interfere with being a pastor to their congregation and those in the community (associated with a church or not) who simply need some care.