It seems as if this is going to be a Sawyer heavy week when it comes to The Cat on My Head.

He was here yesterday with his selfie, and he is back today for our Spark and the Awww Mondays blog hop. His alter ego will return tomorrow for The Adventures of Stinky and Periwinkle. Finally, we will celebrate his birthday on Wednesday.



I chose the Spark for today for myself; though, I am certain many of you are having some difficulty coping with the current situation in the U.S. and the rest of the world. But if anyone represents resilience it is Sawyer. To paraphrase the old Timex commercials: “He takes a lickin’ and keeps on tickin’.”

I know our friend, Pam (Two Spoiled Cats), believes in and always keeps a positive attitude, and I admire her for that. I think I always demonstrate a positive attitude on the outside, even when I feel defeated on the inside. There is an aphorism, “Fake it ‘til you make it,” and I intend to do just that.

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Sparks began as a blog hop, created by our friend, Annie (McGuffy’s Reader). Annie is taking a “break” from blogging, so there is no hop. Many of us still continue to post a Spark on Monday, as we believe in Annie’s vision: “I believe we are meant to be lights in this world. If we allow our light to shine, we can see where we are going. It is then that we can begin to truly see each other clearly. Together, we can light up the entire world!

Awww Mondays

Sawyer also is participating in the Awww Mondays blog hop at Comedy Plus. To join him there, click on the badge below.


As I mentioned above, Stinky and Periwinkle will be here tomorrow. They will be sharing part two of their adventure at the Mill Mountain Zoo. They have some pretty adorable animals to share, and I know they would be delighted if you join them.

And then, don’t forget to return on Wednesday for Sawyer’s birthday.