Laura Schneider claims the win for last week with the caption of: “Mom, just because no one’s around, doesn’t mean you can embarrass me even more…” She will receive her signed first edition of THE RIDGE in June.

And this week we will shift from Michael’s personal photographs of the Exotic Feline Rescue Center to one from a professional — Stephen McCloud has published two gorgeous photo books about the center. You can purchase the books, calendars, and other items (proceeds go to the rescue center) at

Stephen McCloud has graciously permitted use of this photo for an e-card promotion that Little, Brown will soon release for THE RIDGE. Stay tuned for that. In the meantime, let’s gather some great captions for him! Send submissions to