What can you smell?… Meerkats and more Meerkats..

I took a seed pod and scratched on the tar to see what they would do… they all quickly popped over in case I’d found food only to discover NOTHING… they quickly returned to their play and singing….

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Swanee, how I love you, how I love you
My dear old Swanee.

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I give the world to be
Among the folks in D-I-X-I-
Even though my mammy’s
Waiting for me,

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Praying for me
Down by the Swanee.

And a kiss for you………………………

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Have a good day……..

You’ve got to be a little bit drunk….

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Now this is something I’ve often thought about….

Originally posted on offbeat:

“Greg  – You’ve got to be a little bit drunk to see a little bit of Heaven” he said to me as we both stared deep into the flames of the braai fire.

Now, for the passed 30 years or so I’ve spend many hours pondering, philosophizing, wondering, discussing, thinking and analysing over what he meant when he uttered these profound words that evening so long ago.

He was an old man called Os (Ox) Wichmann and I was in my early 30’s. We had just moved to the little mining village of Ellisras where Os had befriended us from the beginning. He was a lonely old man approaching his 60s and had many wise sayings when he was tipsy, which was a lot of the time.

This statement as I’ve mentioned struck a chord deep inside me though and often, mostly when I’m a bit tipsy, I’ve thought back…

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Yin and Yang

“The Pentacle – The ancients envisioned their world in two halves – masculine and feminine. Their gods and goddesses worked to keep a balance of power. Yin and Yang. When male and female were balanced, there was harmony in the world. When they were unbalanced there was chaos.”

― Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code

The meerkats feel the same way…

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Meerkats…. more Meerkats…

To stretch out and feel the muscles relax… Oh what a feeling… that does sound like something I used to be able to do…. now it’s just a pain in a different place every time I do that… but this guy sure enjoyed the stretch…

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This Bulldog is shirking his duties…. he should be watching the sky… specially with that big black eye he has…

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“Ok Bulldog come and enjoy the game with us… or are you chicken?”

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Have a great day… or night depending on when you read this,…..