...or soon to be since I have a crazy early departure in the morning.
And I have to give a HUGE shoutout to my friend Rachel who is getting out of her bed at 4 am to take me to the airport. That's love. I can feel it.
I'm all packed up. Two backpacks for two weeks...lots and lots and lots of knitting (pics as I progress I promise)...and so much enthusiasm and excitement I don't even know where to begin.
I'm so excited and yet so sleepy...so that's good...because I've got a grueling day tomorrow.
Because I know you're curious: The kitties are settled in at the Cozy Cattery. They have their beds and some toys and other kitty friends to keep them company. I dropped them off and paid and was shuttled out the door. I felt a little like a mama dropping her babies off at day care for the first time. I remember that hustle to the door...the subtle "shove" and no option to look back and make sure they're settling in ok.
I know they'll settle in ok, even Zora who is usually such a snit in public. I know this because the other cats there were ok and they'll send the appropriate vibes out to my girls to chill, enjoy the view and get to know what it's like being around other kitties.
The Cattery lets the kitties out of their cages for at least an hour each day if they want to come. I think that's really awesome. They'll get to run around and see the birds and look at the other kitties if they're curious. It's going to be great for them, I just know it.
But I sure have missed them tonight. It's just been me getting all my stuff packed up...and I have to tell you that it's kinda sad packing up my suitcase and not having to drag the cat out one.more.time. :)
Tomorrow will be airports and knitting and reading all day and at some point on Monday I'll arrive in Tallin, Estonia, and begin my amazing adventure. I'll post pics, I promise.