ice! will it? won’t it? we’ll just have to see

January 13, 2017

after having one excitingly treacherous ice storm already this winter, we’re all preparing for another one.  it might start early this evening, maybe later tonight, maybe tomorrow, or sunday…or maybe i’ll all just pass us by and dump the freezing rain on some other unfortunate spot. meanwhile…a few random photos from the first week of […]

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new year’s eve day

January 10, 2017

why can’t i remember new year’s eve day?  because i can hardly remember anything these days, that’s why. but i know it was warm-ish, because i have the pictures to prove it, taking lester for a walk down by the water. here he is, trying another death-defying maneuver, since there was no cracking ice to […]

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dog stuff

January 8, 2017

first – there’s been a sign around here, and i’ve seen it around town, about a missing grey/silver lab.  i’ve been on the lookout for the dog, but haven’t seen it.  then this morning jill texted us to say that this dog was lost on christmas eve, and was seen two days ago near hope […]

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beaver shenanigans

January 1, 2017

happy new year!  i don’t necessarily believe in resolutions, but i am going to try to do more posting here this year, because i enjoy it when i’m doing it, but i just don’t get around to it enough.  and i will hopefully try to draw in more readers, which i know will involve making […]

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happy new year’s eve day!

December 31, 2016

things have changed dramatically around here. the puppy had been here a week, and the cats were traumatized and i knew that coco would continue to be puppy-like for two years.  les spent much of his time hiding in the bedroom. and one night i sat in there with him, feeling depressed and pretty sure […]

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a new header, trying to pretend

December 18, 2016

that it’s not 2 degrees outside and feels like -7. i’ve avoided going out into the icy icyness for most of the weekend, except last night with taking the puppy outside who didn’t want to come back in debacle, plus taking her out a couple more times today. but tomorrow…driving on ice.  they say the […]

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life AC

December 18, 2016

BC – life Before Coco.  it was relatively quiet and calm.  occasional kitty fights to break up, but nothing that couldn’t be managed. and now, life AC – After Coco.  a whole different story. here she is after arriving on tuesday morning.  i’d been at work so i didn’t even see her arrive with her […]

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p.s. coco

December 12, 2016

here are some photos that jill sent me.  coco comes from texas, still not sure how that happened. she was the smallest of the litter.  her mom was turned in by a homeless family. what’s not to love? here she is with her siblings.  the spotted one there is called…i can’t remember the name, i […]

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and it’s…a puppy

December 12, 2016

yes, you heard right.  tomorrow morning we’re getting a puppy. where have i been for almost a month now, you ask?  busy.  then sick.  still kinda sick, but got some good drugs today that will hopefully magically work overnight and i’ll be right as rain in the morning. meanwhile… a puppy. her name is cocoa. […]

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progress!

November 19, 2016

created a new banner.  finally. ta da! yesterday baked kevin some low-sugar oatmeal cookies.  haven’t done it in one million years. brought in a couple of flowers from outside yesterday, now i wish i’d brought in more because it’s mighty cold and windy today, suddenly. one day at a time, slowly getting some stuff done. […]

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