I ran today!!! Finally!!! It was extremely windy here, still is, so it felt like I was running uphill the entire time. It took me about 59 minutes to run 5 1/4 miles, and normally (at an easy pace) it should take a little over 50 minutes, 52, 53 minutes or thereabouts. I ran at the bay, and the wind was so strong it was ripping frongs off of the Mexican palm trees... It felt good to run, even though it was a bear to run in the wind.
I also stopped by the other house today to see if I could get one last critter here. We've moved the dog and two of the cats, but my big boy grey tabby "Lumpy" (AKA Artemis) didn't want to move. He broke out of 3 cardboard carriers that would hold the "normal" kitty. He knows how to manipulate cardboard with his head... We had/have a proper small animal carrier but we either let someone else use it or it's lost in the vast vortex that is the garage, and right now I really can't spring for a new, Lumpy-proof, kitty carrier. I found a very large, cylindrical shaped basket with a lid that could fit a 5 year old. Lumpy couldn't break out of that basket, plus, it was secured with a resistance band. For such a big kitty, he sure hollered and moaned the whole 10 minutes it took me to drive down the interstate to the new house... What a baby. He's fine now, resting comfortably under my bed.
I hope the wind calms down. I keep expecting to see a cow blow by, a house, perhaps the Wicked Witch or Auntie Em...