I sat on the floor surrounded by boxes, unable to sit on our loveseat filled with more boxes, and breathed deeply. After 18 hours on the road, way too much lifting, and heartfelt goodbyes, my fiance and I were settled in Santa Fe.
"My cat threw himself off my lap as if the loud thud we heard was death crashing into the house in search of him. After realizing the thud was not followed by intruders, my cat, with his beefed up tail doubled in size to show his might, made his way to the windows overlooking the backyard and bird feeder. I followed my little warrior to investigate what had happened. ..."