OK, Babs is in Key West – but Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I went to the beach

Posted on February 29, 2016


Many people Around Here look forward to the weekly Michigan Picture from Babs.  Except in February.  We do not look forward to the picture in February.  This week she wrote:

It’s probably obvious that this is not Michigan. Okay, it’s Key West where it was 68º today and sunny. I’ll get back to Michigan soon.
Babs Feb 28 Key West


It’s probably obvious that Miss Sadie, the Cowboy and I are not in Key West.  We did, however, go to the beach.  It was the first time in weeks we’d been down there (although I suspect Miss Sadie of some unauthorized visits).

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Yes! First legal beach visit in weeks!


The lunar landscape was fairly impressive.

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Ooh, look at that . . .

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And that . . .


I am so distractible. Miss Sadie and the Cowboy are so opportunistic. Where . . . ??

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Here we are. Hello. We’re out here.


Way out there on rotten ice. I demanded they get right back here. They didn’t budge.

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[You explain it to her. No, you. You’re the one who went right when I told you to go left.]

They were not being mulish. They were trapped.

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If we had opposable thumbs we wouldn’t be in this fix.


I gave it some thought and decided to rescue them. Spoiler alert: I did not fall through the rotten ice and drown.  Instead I went off to Traverse City with Louan on an adventure involving a Raven, a Fat Black Pussycat and a Moose. But that’s a post for another time.