Great wildlife day!

We saw a beautiful pair of barred owls (one of which almost poo bombed us), frogs, great white egrets, sandhill cranes, pileated woodpecker, spiders, black snake, and kite.

The kitties like to help with our cool down.

Every morning, when we get home from our walk, we lay our towels down so we can do the last part of the workout… stretching. As soon as the towels hit the floor, the cats saunter over and lay on them. So most of the time we end up sitting on (or near) the edge of our towels as we do our routine.

Cooldown Cats

Forest bathing is wonderful.

We’ve been walking in Crews Lake Park almost every day, and it’s so nice to be out in nature. We’ve seen owls, armadillo, deer, squirrels, raccoons, hawks, snakes, bunches of insects and spiders, and all kinds of other birds, too.

We explored downtown Tarpon Springs.

There’s Replay Museum, a good arcade place with lots of old and some new games. I got high scores on Centipede (my favorite game in the place) and Trav & I did well together on Tempest.

Replay Museum

We had lunch right around the corner at Tarpon Tavern. They had really good pub food with delicious vanilla porter beer and pineapple hard cider. After lunch, we wandered into some of the neat little shops, played some more games, wandered some more, and then headed for home. It was a lovely, relaxing day.

Almost healed.

My ear has been getting better. I’m not all the way there because I’ve been way less strict about what I eat, but I can go most days now without putting anything on it or having it bother me. So, yay!!