Musings on my cats

The Internet was made for cat pictures, yes? Let’s add to the supply of cat pictures on the Internet.

Two black cats on a lazy boy

Nibbler and Snowball actually sitting next to each other nicely for once.

I have two rescue cats from the Humane Society. Their names are Snowball and Nibbler. After moving out from my brother and sister-in-law’s house, I just assumed that of course I would get a cat or two of my own. They have several cats, and a life without cats would seem so terribly empty. But it turned out that my roommate Eli and I kind of liked not having the worries and responsibilities of pets. No fur everywhere, no litterbox, far less puking in the corner – for a long while, it was kind of peaceful.

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The First Three Days

Well, I need a new post up here, that’s obvious. But I’m really exhausted.

So the short story is: I’ve cycled from Sunnyvale to Anchor Bay, California. That’s 176 miles. I’ve slept very little, because I’m not good at sleeping in new places. It’s one thing I knew would be a challenge, but something I figure my body will just have to learn.

It’s been gorgeous, it’s been challenging, there have been headwinds, I’m not as far along as I’d like to be, and I stupidly climbed Mt. Tam my first day. My bike weighs more than 80 pounds.

And now I’m getting into my hammock to see if I can actually sleep. More later!