Aby-a-Day – 7 December 2020: What’s the first thing you see in the morning when you wake up? (Hipstamatic

Me, it’s usually a cat.

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Or two.

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Usually, it’s Alfred and Dashiell.

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Many mornings I waked up with my arm around Freddy, like he’s a stuffed animal.

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Dash likes to purr at me, bump his head on my hand, and pat my face with his soft little hands.

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Unfortunately, both these boys are drooly purrers.

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Still, if you have to wake up, I can’t think of a better way to do it.

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Oh, and if you’re wondering where Izaak is, he’s on my legs, under the comforters, licking the insides of my knees.