Monday, September 10, 2007

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Cat

While running this evening near City Hall in lower Manhattan, I saw a man idling down the sidewalk with a beautiful Calico cat perched perfectly atop the ball cap on his head. It made me smile for the pure beauty and ridiculousness of it, and because it brought back instant memories of one of our first family cats: Steffie. She was a beautiful Calico and a fierce, loving mother of many--not so unlike our own.