Monday morning cat spam

So, we got about a foot of snow yesterday.  Wet, goopy snow that was not a pleasure to shovel off the deck and the stairs and the cars, but it got done, and now the sun is doing its bit by warming the snow enough that it’s dripping off of the branches and the roof.  So, yay, solar energy.

Steve took one of the cleaned-off cars and went off to his follow-up-from-surgery-doctor-appointment, and thence to the grocery store.  The mailman hasn’t been by yet, but I’m expecting that today is not a real treat for rural delivery, either.

I’ve started the laundry, and made phone calls to the people I called last week, who didn’t return my call.  Possibly, this week will be my lucky week.

And! Tomorrow is election day here in Maine.  I cannot begin to tell you how much I want this election to be over and done with.  So, everybody vote, right?  So we can put the election away knowing that we did our best, even if none of the candidates quite managed it.

This week also encloses the 34th anniversary of our actual, legal wedding.  We plan to celebrate a day late, and do maybe a dinner out, and view Hero Number 6.

The view from the bedroom window is eerie.  I can see right across the road, and the neighbor’s picket fence.  When I was out this morning, I checked on the downed cedar tree.  It broke off right ground level, and fell across a corner of the Cat Garden, nudging the stake bearing the cat weathervane out of its way, by a couple inches.

In celebration of It Having Snowed , the cats are doing. . .cat things.  Photographic evidence below:

Mozart waiting patiently for elevensies
Mozart waiting patiently for elevensies

 

Scrabble taking the opportunity of Steve's absence to season his chair.  Note cat whisker.
Scrabble taking the opportunity of Steve’s absence to season his chair. Note cat whisker.
Trooper doing his imitation of an unmade bed...in the unmade bed.
Trooper doing his imitation of an unmade bed…in the unmade bed.
Princess Jasmine Sprite waiting, patiently, for SOMEone to make the string work.
Princess Jasmine Sprite waiting, patiently, for SOMEone to make the string work.

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