Sleeping, slumbering, resting, reposing, drowsing, aestivating. Comatose, supine, inactive, passive, inert, quiescent, motionless, immobile. And dormant. 

Not the usual mode for these humans: that involves cycling, swimming, snorkelling, diving (for abalones), hiking, camping. cooking. A more common mode for Cruz, especially when he finds a patch of sun.

This post was inspired by Paula’s generous Thursday’s Special pick a word in November challenge. Posted with the permission of the human subjects, my granddaughter and her boyfriend.