Category Archives: Kids & Pets

One pill makes you small

Rough morning – I accidentally took my “evening” vitamin supplements instead of the “morning” ones — so I’m loaded up on sleepy things like melatonin and ashwagandha. Makes for a drowsy start to the day. (and yes, they are in … Continue reading

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Poppy Update

This weekend marks two months since we took Poppy in. Though an initial look by a vet tech gave us a female verdict, a full vet exam the other day determined that Poppy is in fact a neutered male. So, … Continue reading

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Who rescued who?

Ten days ago we took in a stray cat. So far, it’s going well! She seems to have a steady personality; her initial fear moved into cautious acceptance, and then into curiosity. We don’t know how old she is, or … Continue reading

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Two years in

Sometimes it feels like the last two years have flown by, and other times they seem to have lasted an eternity. It was two years ago that we lost a loved one to suicide, right at the brink of a … Continue reading

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Taking pause

Tour de Fleece was a fun experiment in seeing how much I could spin if given the parameters within which to do so. I managed to spin at least a little on all but a couple days of the Tour; … Continue reading

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So unfair

Babysitting the cats during breakfast to make sure the little one gets a chance to eat. Amelia thinks it’s highly unfair that I won’t let her swipe food from the elder (underweight) one. Doesn’t matter that she already inhaled her … Continue reading

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It’s a mother of a day

Happy Mother’s Day! It’s been a nice one so far; well wishes from the boys (plus a card and a rain check for dinner in a couple days), some truffles & a new sun hat from the Mr., and a┬ápedicure … Continue reading

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Go outside and play!

We’re pretty sure the birds building the nest in our filbert are Bushtits. Very small birds, they spent the weekend making the inside cozy with fluff from a ball of wool we hung on the porch, and giving us the … Continue reading

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A misunderstanding

Seems that Amelia thought I was laying out my Hitchhiker scarf for her enjoyment, when really I was just trying to take a quick progress photo. I thought maybe if I fold it up a bit, she won’t think it’s … Continue reading

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Under the weather

I’m home with a bout of stomach flu, and I’m cold so I’ve got a hot water bottle on my ankles (under the blanket). Amelia found it pretty quickly and is enjoying the extra warmth as well. ­čÖé

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