I got back from Ohio late last night, and I'm packing for a trip to Chicago today. My cat, Pepper, is sick of me being gone. He chose to express his displeasure by waking me up 723 times last night with purrs, head-butting, and kneading any exposed skin he could find (with claws fully extended, of course).
So this morning, he not only jumped into my suitcase, he packed his favorite toy--the knit pastel mouse by his front feet:
Anyway, if you want to see me, sans cat, I have an appearance at the Batavia Public Library tomorrow. Visit my website for details and additional tour stops.