TGIF...though this morning I have 3 conference calls. Yuck. This is my new routine every other Friday: a call at 8:30, another one at 10 and yet one more at 11. That sort of blows the day.
But it is Friday and it is a holiday weekend. This will be a strange Memorial Day, but then the entire year has been strange.
So I have a tale of Tyg for you this morning. Wednesday night I went to bed as usual and then was woken at 1 a.m. by a "banging" at the back bedroom window. I rolled out of bed to look and there, hanging on to a very thin metal edge was Tyg! Yup - he had climbed up on the patio roof (not unusual), but then had jumped (HIGH!!) and held on. He shortly thereafter dropped back down to the roof...I opened the window wide and got the screen out of the way and that beast jumped again right into the window opening and came into the bedroom. After that, of course, he wanted me to go downstairs and give him some treats. Oy vey!
I was wound up after that so sat up reading for about an hour. And then, 4:30 rolls around and Tyg prances into the room meowing and clawing the rug to wake me to let him outside. No, I did not open the window and put him out that way...I went downstairs and let him out the normal way.
I sure hope this is not a new routine (he was out all last night and did NOT come up on the patio roof that I'm aware of - and did not jump up to the bedroom window.
Here he is: beast extraordinaire!
In other news: the catbirds are back and the Goldfinches have arrived (in color):
We went over to Colin & Mailing's last night for a fire. We hung out for about an hour which was nice. It got surprisingly cool. Not sure if we are going to do a cookout with them this weekend or not. They have a lot they want to get done around the house (gardening, mowing, etc.).
Yesterday afternoon I walked along the towpath at the canal. No blue herons in sight. Plenty of turtles (as usual), and not too many people on the trail which was nice. I remembered to map it this time and was surprised to see that it is 3.2 miles that I walk when there.
No real plans for the weekend - hopefully plenty of knitting. Perhaps this is the weekend I'll put away the winter stuff and get out my shorts and capri pants? Whatever you do - have a good one!