February Mostly Cats

February Mostly Cats

First of all, let me just say that right at this moment, 3:00 on a sunny and very windy March afternoon...it's 72 degrees outside! So this'll be quick because I need to go right out and enjoy the beautiful day. Anyway, many kitty photos in February, but also a skunk...this photo is something, the giant skunk and the kitties crouched way back away from him. Pumpkin, living his best life stretched out on Kevin. He never ever does that to me, because he loves Kevin the most. It's funny that this photo is here because I was just thinking of letting him out of his en suite prison cell bedroom for...

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I’m Grace Hughes, from Springfield, IL. Welcome to my world of fun, mostly involving cats and sometimes travel.

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State Fair Part Two

State Fair Part Two

Mom, Amy, Randy and I went to the IL state fair on Tues. August 15th. Our first stop was the Hobbies, Arts & Crafts building which I always thought was my favorite til this year when I realized...

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P.S. other things

First, will there be a "state fair part two" or will I get sidetracked and suddenly it's Christmas? Also, my website is in the midst of being redesigned and I'm quite excited about that and I hope...

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Happy Anniversary to us!

Happy Anniversary to us!

Yesterday we celebrated our 17th wedding anniversary by taking a delightful 23-mile bike ride along the Sangamon Valley Trail. We haven't been on this trail on the far west side of town for three...

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The State Fair, Part One

The State Fair, Part One

I went a few times this year, and its amazing that the fair weather, which can be so awfully hot and sticky, was pretty much great. First, I went the first Sunday, August 13th. They've been working...

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Goodbye, Sweet Little Marley

Goodbye, Sweet Little Marley

Sweet and very tiny little Marley left us yesterday morning at 5:25. She'd been losing weight for a couple of weeks; she was only four pounds to begin with, and she got so thin that I could feel the...

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Different August Things

Different August Things

For one thing, I was looking at my site and it suddenly dawned on me that the banner currently reads "Spring 2023." Oh boy. Slightly falling behind in literally all things... So I fixed that. Yay,...

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Paddle Boarding Fun

Paddle Boarding Fun

Our friend Amy has a very cool paddle board, and we store it under our deck for her. Isn't it cool? I've seen some paddle boards around the lake but they're usually just boring and one single color....

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Boating Adventures

Boating Adventures

One of my most favorite things is to go out on my pontoon boat. I haven't been out this summer as much as I'd have liked...it was too hot, it was raining, I was too busy pulling weeds and taking...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEVIN!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEVIN!

Well, happy belated birthday - it was Aug. 4th and we did quite a bit of celebrating. We went to dinner at the Yacht Club and Kevin enjoyed a delicious piece of carrot cake for dessert. It was a...

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