Original photo by Bonnie Pinkerton|Hockneyized with fd's flickr toy
This is the cat that has stolen my mother's heart. Somehow, though, she (my mother) has managed to tear herself away from her (Gracie, the cat) to come visit me. She (my mother) will be here this evening, just in time for a cooling spell -- I'm told we may get all the way down to the upper 80's.
You may have noticed that I am still on vacation, more or less. My quiet life has been a bit noisier than usual, and my energy has been otherwise spent. I'll be back to post more regularly soon, though.
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