Sunday, January 8, 2017

Cochise Stronghold

There's a campground but there's no water so why go there? We found a spot where the road descends into a ravine and, as you come up the other side, you have to lean waaaaaayyy over in order to get around the gully the rains have cut. Nothing longer than a pickup gets in, or out, alive. Between the fierceness of the approach and the fact that it's a little off the beaten path means there's rarely more than two passersby in the course of a day. 




The flag helps hold the spot when we're away.






Smith enjoys summiting the oaks and having some decent rock(s) to hone her sabers on. Here she shows off her au-naturale camo ensemble. 


She was still a kitten at the time of our last visit. She'd grokked the need to do our best to live off the land so I was pleased when she strode into camp mit ein fine Trophy Vole. This time she brought down a full-sized mouse. Aye, it'll not be long afore we'll need buy nought but gin 'n' vermouth.

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  1. It's a scientific fact that gin and vermouth both compliment a fine vole roast.

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  2. "You're a fine specimen! Isn't he a lovely vole, Gin?"

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    1. It is additionally a scientific fact that when his celebrity pals, comedy duo Gin and Vermouth, roasted the unfortunate Vole, they did not pay him any complements.

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  3. Yeah, well, as any cat will tell you, it's the other way around. She, like all cats, is just damn lucky she's so cuddly. I have to laugh as she's young & WAY too busy to be cuddled. The occasions she condescends are usually accompanied by her muttering, "Hurry up Budzo and get it into the dish." But, being self-centered, I appreciate her/their cattitude(s).

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