|Cody checking out|
The Cats of Cat Wisdom 101 Calendar
When I was young I used to laugh and make fun of my parents when they would say that time goes by so fast, now that I am older I find myself echoing their sentiments more than I should probably admit.
I actually get excited when a new year is upon us. I think I can equate my excitement to the same reason that I am a "morning" person.
A new year is a clean slate, as is the dawning of a new day. It is 365 days that lie before me that are pure and untouched. No mistakes have been made. You can either dive in and rip the decorative paper off of the gift you know awaits, or you can take your time, lovingly and leisurely unwrapping first the bow, then the tape and finally the paper until you reveal the pleasure that is inside.
|Layla's calendar (desk version)|
the wall version is the same
only it is obviously larger
Another reason I love when a new year is beckoning is that I ADORE calendars!
I actually have a number of them, in my office alone I have four. One is a wall calendar, one is more of a photo calendar that you can't write on and I have two more that I use as blogging calendars.
My favorite of the calendars I have bought for 2012 is The Cats of Cat Wisdom 101 Calendar by "Award-Winning Photographer" Layla Morgan Wilde.
Anyone who reads Layla's blog, Cat Wisdom 101 knows that Layla is not only a talented wordsmith, she is also a perfectionist. Layla is also an artist. She has a knack of capturing cats as they go about their day, be it cuddling with a stuffed animal, or communing with nature and turning it into a work of art. Her use of lighting, the scenery already present in the woodsy expanse of her yard, and light bouncing off of the fur of her beloved cats are indeed a delight! Layla then makes use of her love of words by adding captions of her own creation that are sure to make us pause, think and smile.
|Layla's calendar, back cover|
with a view of the photos
that are inside
I ordered two of her calendars, a wall-sized version that is hanging in my office, (which is solidly made and offers large squares for writing important appointments, etc.). I also purchased the desk-sized version of the same calendar that functions as an editorial calendar for Cat Chat. (If you are a blogger I can't stress enough how important and useful keeping an editorial calendar is!)
The calendars are everything that you would expect them to be coming from Layla Morgan Wilde's loving mind and hands. They are a cat lover and quote lover's delight.
Everything that Layla does is the epitome of "purrfection." You will find these calendars to be utterly delightful. I have had mine hanging since it arrived a few weeks ago just so I could keep looking at the snowy splendor captured on January's photo.
Begin the New Year on the right "paw" by purchasing one, or a few! (they make great gifts!) of these stunning calendars. You can purchase them here