Took a brief pause to catch up on a bunch of living, but dear blogland I have returned. Been busy celebrating the accomplishments of the Youngish One:
after which we visited the Big Trees:
and I rounded up these wild kittens to be released in a far corner of a neighboring state:
You'll notice they are wearing their flannel pajamas. We hear it can get mighty cold in the hinterlands. These kittens are prepared. And so is the Youngish One. She's off to college. Safe journey, my beloved.