Memmmorry!! (you know…CATS)

At about eleven this morning I sat bolt upright on the couch. “I have to go to Ken’s and take care of the cats today!” I said to Sanguinity.

Now, Ken and Dale only left on Friday afternoon, so yesterday would have been the soonest I’d go over there. It’s fine to wait til today because they are cats. But, I did not think of Loaner Kitty and Hermi-1 once yesterday! I mean, what if they just hadn’t popped up in my brain for several more days? It seems unreal, and not like me.

I’m going over there when Sang comes home from work, with the car.

Not a lot to salvage from this day, but I did complete my first long run of the year. Six miles, for a Week One total mileage of fourteen. It was fine. I ran around the college track and listened to Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. It ended just when it was time to head home through the canyon.

I’ve walked through the canyon four times since the turn of the year, starting on New Year’s Day. I half wish I had an internet project going, posting photos every x interval and so on, but 1) I don’t need another internet project, and 2) maybe I want my acquaintance with the canyon to be more quiet than that, a gradual accretion of knowledge and familiarity. Oh, and 3) my camera is kind of big and I’ve never been that diligent at carrying and using it.

But here’s a photo from New Year’s that shows the general look of the canyon this time of year. For today, add a pair of diving ducks and the sound of Canada geese overhead, then the cawing of crows.

3 Comments

  1. Sarah January 9, 2011

    Based on your past few running posts, I think we might live near each other. If you ever to meet up for a run, let me know!

    • admin January 10, 2011

      That would rock! I’m in Southeast, near Woodstock and the Mt. Scott Community Center. As you can tell, I’m pretty low-mileage at the moment, but will be working my way up. And by the way, I loved reading your ATY report! :)

  2. Sarah January 12, 2011

    Thanks! Yes, I’m Woodstock too – a little closer in. : ) I’m in recovery mode right now but hope to get back out running again by the end of the month.

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