On the way from Brattleboro, VT to Yorktown Heights, NY to see my godparents, we stopped in Northampton, MA to have lunch with my sister Elizabeth. We had not managed to overlap in our visits with Dad, but at least we were able to share a meal and catch up a little. After that we drove an hour to the Larkin Trail in Connecticut to jump on our bikes. We only had about 20 minutes to spare but we desperately needed some outdoor exercise. This rail trail fit the bill.
Well, I have a strict two-cat limit in my house, so over the next few days I tried to get several cat-loving friends to take her. They all declined for various reasons. A few days was more than enough for this little girl to win my heart, so I might as well make it official. Meet Cleo!