Before Michigan became a complete sauna, morning runs occasionally offered different encounters. I found this patch of fog during an early morning run that included a chunk of the path in Frances Park.
This update is late, but whatever.
Gobo loves shoes and feet and smelly things. He’s so weird.
Gobo also loves the heat vent. Maybe he’s not so weird.
Apparently, Wembley decided to hang out by the bathroom door while I showered. When I opened the door, this scene greeted me.
Wembley is overly dramatic.
Wembley also likes to see if his dramatic reactions have any effect.
Wembley is round, y’all. He’s been on a diet, and it’s had some positive effects, but it’s still a work in progress.
Look at all those toes!
Cats don’t need two eyes to be awesome cats.
The eye of the Ursula is upon you.
She’s a little round.
I’m continuing to work my way through photos from the last few years, rediscovering some fun moments, attractive scenes, and my cats. Enjoy!
I would say that Wembley was surveying his domain, but he’s not really brave enough to hold territory.
Spice Girls lyrics always make me happy. Don’t judge.
Ursula works hard to keep up her appearance.
Gobo always has such a serious look about him.
When we lived in Marshall, Wembley loved that spot on the stairs.
Running in Lansing often offers wonderful views.
My run Wednesday morning started early — well before dawn, but not before the snow started to fall. I don’t usually get to lay the first set of footprints in the snow, but it worked out Wednesday morning.
As I go through the photos that I want to post and share, I’m randomly selecting photos from the virtual pile, organizing them, posting some to my Flickr account, and then sharing a few here. I’m not going in any particular order; actually, I’m avoiding it by letting a random number generator pick the photos that I work with on a given day. Here are the things that I thought were share-worthy from this batch.
Grand Elk Railroad engine 4002 in White Pigeon, Michigan
Grand Elk Railroad engine 4017, also in White Pigeon
Albion College Astronomical Observatory
Wembley’s feet are huge.
His nose is stinkin’ cute, though. (Also, see what I did there?)
Gobo has so many toys that he ignores. Bottle caps and cardboard, though, get his undivided attention.
That said, Gobo did like this pillow for a little while.
He’s not dead. He’s just sleeping *really* hard … on top of his head.
The last full day in Mobile featured a fun 5k and some more sightseeing.
Ben Mee branch, Mobile Public Library
This is one of the best-ever backdrops for a race finish.
The Government Street Presbyterian Church is one of the myriad historic sites in Mobile.
All good things come to an end, and we had to take our leave of Mobile and make our way back to Michigan.
This sign needs to be everywhere.
My hotel waffle-making skills are strong.
It’s also nice when someone else makes the waffle. Yes, I had waffles twice in one day. #sorrynotsorry
One does not simply walk into Waffle House and make a breakfast taco. Wait, one totally does that.
No matter how well they treat him, Wembley fears cat-sitters. He was very happy that we returned home.
That’s it for this trip! If you missed the previous parts of this series, you can check them out here and here.