Happy Birthday to you,
Violets are blue,
And with these things still said,
Roses are red.
So I want you to know,
I've a friendship to show,
You've helped me through life,
Through sadness and strife.
You made my day,
I've too much to say,
I love you my friend,
Til the end.
So I logged in to dA last afternoon and started checking messages.
Little did I expect to find "Congrats on the DD!" written on one of them! :D
Took me by surprise. I'm grateful for the feature. :happycry:
Thank you, bradleysays (https://www.deviantart.com/bradleysays). :tighthug:
Here's the deviation.
The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide. The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of the barges drifting up with the tide seemed to stand still in red clusters of canvas sharply peaked, with gleams of varnished sprits. A haze rested on the low shores that ran out