Thursday, October 19, 2017

Elliott The Good Boy.

Unlike some cats around here, I don't wiggle and move all about so Mom can't take an in-focus picture. I know that the stiller I am, the faster the shoot. Mom's happy and I'm happy.

And the sooner I get to enjoy this sunny spot and fresh air in front of the open sliding door!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Torturing Mom.

No, I won't stay still. I'm not in the mood.

I won't look at the camera! I'll make it difficult! You won't win!


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Am Not.

What do you mean, I'm too chunky for this basket?

Monday, October 16, 2017

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

We Love This Time Of Year.

We've had a great week of beautiful fall weather, mild days and cool nights. We haven't seen any hot air balloons near us, but that's okay. They make almost as much noise as Caroline does, and who needs that? Sunday morning will mark the last mass ascension for this year's fiesta.

As for the gas balloon race, the winning team made it all the way to somewhere between Labrador and Quebec, Canada, beating the old record for longest time in the air and most miles covered. With almost 60 hours of flying time, we sure hope they had a catbox with them!

Another reason why we love this time of year is we can finally nap in the sun without boiling. Why, I'm demonstrating that right now!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

I'm Talking To You, Mom.

Can you imagine what I'm saying to her?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Ivan Interrupted.

Well, I was enjoying a nice snooze.

Monday, October 09, 2017


So we saw no hot air balloons at all this weekend. Not even far far away! Mom said they probably drifted west and south. I was pretty disappointed because I still want a ride in one of those things. I still have six more days for chances, I guess.

But do you know what? For the first time ever, on Saturday evening Mom saw seven out of the eight gas balloons in the America's Challenge Gas Balloon Race*! It was a fluke that she did, since what first caught her attention was a light moving in the distance. When she went out to the balcony to check it out, she realized what it was...then saw another, and another, then three more! Then, there was one that floated very close to us! In the darkness, she thought it was thrilling to see those softly glowing orbs silently drifting in the sky.

Albuquerque Journal

Meh. We slept through it.

*As of this posting, two had already reached Canada!

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Week End.

We sure are glad this week is nearly over. But we're even more glad our cat buds have made us smile and sometimes laugh right out loud when we most needed it.

It may even be safe for a long nap now. Well, at least until Saturday when the Balloon Fear-esta starts and gets the little boys all wound up.