Mom and dad recently went for a "breakfast hike" up at Mount Mitchell State Park, a short distance from us. Now, I placed the quotes up there because I'm not able to do the air quotes thing what with having paws and all, but I suspect mom may have had to entice dad to do this particular hike by adding food as part of the activity.
Actually, Cleo, you know damn well I love hiking just as much as mom and we wanted to head out early, forgoing breakfast at home so we could get a nice early start, so don't even-
Whatever. Anyhoo, as you'll see from these pictures the trails they chose (of which there are about a bazillion) afforded some unbeatable vistas ( the ones with the surrounding mountains, not their faces).
Yep, mom again, awed by the surrounding mountains
You know, you're always more than welcome to come hiking with us, Cleo, so you might get to enjoy some tasty treats, too.
Yeah, no, I'll take a pass. I get all the exercise I need climbing up into my chair. As I was saying, mom and dad were rewarded with some fabulous views, and when they finished their hike they selected a nice secluded picnic table just off from the main parking area and grilled a breakfast of scrambled eggs, bagels and veggie skewers.
Dad wanted to include this last one because of the fly or bee or whatever it is he didn't realize he'd captured in the photo. Kinda looks like a plane buzzing by, doesn't it?
And just so I'm not left out of another post, here's an example of me doing what I do best when they go off gallivantin' like this.