It's not an easy prospect for people like us to travel with cats, but it also isn't easy for people like us to leave them home and we just have this absolutely unyielding desire to commune with trees, mountains, rivers, open air, new places, new faces.
The beauty of this world was everywhere we looked, in the people and in nature.
The screws were too long you see and I didn't notice right away because my feet callouses are so thick.
Texas Hercules Beetles crawled and I sat at their feet agog. We oohed and ahhed and never got enough.
Orb Weavers WOWED.
The kitties survived, we thrived. I don't think we would be home yet if we hadn't needed to make money, but then we would have missed the wondrousness of spring arriving in Ohio. From winter to spring we go. Onward.