Vintage Photo: Where Have You Been?

black and white photo of cat in door
Where have you been?

Where have you been? I’ve been waiting here, watching the sunlight glide across the porch and all the shadows stretch themselves like lazy cats on the warm concrete. Even the flowers have changed from buttercups to asters in this quiet afternoon. The day is quickly passing; come inside and be with us.

Sophie sits in the corner of the door, happy to see me, from some time in the late 90s. I can’t have been gone too long since the interior door is open and I would not have left for a long afternoon that way, but Sophie has her own sense of time, like her mamá, and she and I both knew an entire season could pass in an afternoon. My front porch, my welcoming scene for over two decades, and for most of those years, Sophie waiting impatiently for me to come in.

Read about Sophie, the Housewarming Cat, and see other images of Sophie.


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Bernadette

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5 thoughts on “Vintage Photo: Where Have You Been?

  • September 7, 2013 at 6:29 pm
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    Charming photo of a charming kitteh.

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  • September 7, 2012 at 10:59 pm
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    B, I love this image and think it would make a nice card. I think I’ve been doing too many quote though..itching to add a quote in the black space of the doorway. You know me and my love of door and window quotes!

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    • September 7, 2012 at 11:10 pm
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      Layla, it’s so funny because I want to add a quote to just about everything I post, cats and other daily photos! I love, love to design text and enjoyed it as a break from designing junk mail (ick), but as I’m sure you’ve found it’s also very time-consuming. The caption or title or explanatory text just has to do, though sometimes I’ll still work one up. I still get to enjoy yours, and that’s as fun as making them myself!

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