Holidays 2002

What the heck is this swirling around my cat?

Early one morning, we ran outside to take some shots of a beautiful sunrise. I got some lovely pictures with no orbs or anything else. Then, for no good reason, I got this one (click on it for larger image):

These shots were taken at various Christmas 2002 parties. Oddly enough, similar shots taken before and/or after these at the same area produced few if any orbs: