Last weekend the weather finally warmed enough for our pet tortoises to play outside.
As I sat outside reading & watching Sunny and Sandy, I thought about my favorite tortoise quote:
"Turtles have everything a writer needs: tough shells to deal with criticism; soft, sensitive insides; the need to stick their necks out if they want to move forward; and the slow-and-steady patience to keep slogging away, day after day." --Martha Beck, Finding Your Own North Star
I've been collecting turtle figurines on my travels for many years, but none are as charming as the real thing!