What I want to be when I grow up.

Forget astronaut or fireman or rock star. With the half-century mark looming, this cat embodies my latest grown-up ambition.

cat sleeping in the sunshine
This barn cat enjoys a snooze in the sunshine after greeting guests.
Old pony sleeping in the sunshine.
A pony, still wearing most of his winter coat, dozes in the warm spring sun with his "herd" of Shetland, Haflinger and other assorted equine munchkins. Not a bad way to live out your years, if you like a group setting.