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Tuesday, September 08, 2009      12 comments

LOL. I cheated on my diet yesterday and I didn't exercise as much either. I lost a few pounds that I had gained. Go figure!! ... Read more
Happy Labor Day!!
Monday, September 07, 2009      6 comments

We kept very busy today. We slept in until 8:30 and then got up and fed the chinchillas. I did my morning chores and then my son and I started preparing a nice meal for Labor Day. My husband and son cut down some trees at the edge of ... Read more
Kitchen Remodel
Sunday, September 06, 2009      12 comments

Many of the last few years of my life have revolved around remodeling. We get sick of it occasionally and take brief respites. We are on one right now but hubby and I are getting ready to gear up again. We do everything ourselves and we gu... Read more
Update plus A Turtle Picture for My Friend Confusedbird
Saturday, September 05, 2009      11 comments

It rained a lot today. We got around 1.75 inches. It finally stopped in the late afternoon and hubby and I went for a long walk. The turtles were out. The wildflowers are in full bloom and they are beautiful. All the colors of the rainbow, espec... Read more
Labor Day and the Start of a New Season
Friday, September 04, 2009      12 comments

Labor Day is certainly late this year!! I'm constantly reminded that Labor Day is considered the unofficial end of summer and the start of Fall. Though I enjoy the first part of Fall I'm always a little melancholy when the end of Summer ar... Read more
Licking My Wounds
Thursday, September 03, 2009      13 comments

I want to thank everyone for all your emotional support. It really has meant a lot to me. You gave me a lot of good advice and have helped me to cope with my Dad's situation. I have to trust that my dad knows the right thing to do. It's hi... Read more
Stress is taking it's toll
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      16 comments

I hardly slept at all last night but don't seem any worse for wear. I got up early and did my chores and we made the 1 1/2 to 2 hour drive to Dad's. Sometimes I have fears that are unjustified. These were not. His condition was as bad as I ... Read more
How Quickly a Good Day Can Turn Bad
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      20 comments

I can't talk for very long tonight as I have a lot to do. We got high speed internet today and I was really excited because it works so well. But then my dad called and said that he is going to have to go to a nursing home. So my day i... Read more
Monday, August 31, 2009      9 comments

Today was our busy day. We ate a quick breakfast and then it was cage cleaning day. YEAH!! LOL. The chinchillas are all quite helpful with this task. LOL. Some of them get in your face. Some jump on your lap or back. Some hump you. LOL. A... Read more
A Good Day For Yardwork and Chinchillas
Sunday, August 30, 2009      11 comments

The weather is wonderful here right now. Today it was partly cloudy/part sunny with a gentle breeze, 65 degrees and cool with no humidity. We slept in until almost 9 A.M. which is unusual for me. We got up and fed the chinchillas, made brun... Read more
Slow Day
Saturday, August 29, 2009      8 comments

Wheeler is having a lot of problems eating. I called the vet early this morning but he never returned my call. It is his weekend to work. So we stayed home all day waiting for the phone to ring. He probably will call tomorrow but this sort of th... Read more
The Garden
Thursday, August 27, 2009      9 comments

The babies are doing pretty good today so I was able to get some gardening done. I had a lot to do out there. My son and I picked several bags full of kohlrabis, yellow squash, zucchinis, green peppers, banana peppers, Anaheim peppers, cantaloup... Read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      9 comments

I had errands to run in town today so my babies were on their own. My son said they slept all day but he doesn't check on them like I would. When I got home I just had time to put the groceries up, make supper, and then hubby was home. After we ... Read more
Fur Babies
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      10 comments

Both fur babies are holding their own today. Wheeler is flicking her face a little like her teeth hurt but she is eating fairly well, though less than usual. She is a bundle of energy though. Tough little booger. Poor little Squeaker i... Read more
Update on the Fur Babies
Monday, August 24, 2009      6 comments

I got up early today and fixed breakfast and sped through my indoor and outdoor chores before I syringe fed Wheeler and Squeaker. I then got my son up and we both got ready to head for St. Louis. We were out of here by 9. We stopped at Petsmart ... Read more

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