Category Archives: Animals

It’s Black Cat Appreciation Day! (and kitten update)

The kittens have been with us seven days. So far, they have: Been confined to the bathroom for two days, then… Been released into the wide world of our bedroom. Almost immediately discovered the joy of Sticking One’s Paw Under … Continue reading

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TBT: Turtle love.

I captured this video in June 2007 and posted it on the blog then, but the original YouTube video disappeared when Google[?] bought YouTube and redid all the accounts. But it is back again, in all its snapping turtle, sex-in-the-water … Continue reading

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Last of the mouslings/ratlings (we hopes).

Shortly after this the little bugger was tossed into the yard, where it presumably assumed its proper place in the Great Circle Of Life., e.g., being lunch for some larger critter. We set a couple mousetraps in prominent locations before … Continue reading

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These are so good they deserve their own post.

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Stuff in bullet form.

We are making an unscheduled road trip to Sioux Falls to deliver my 1998 Volvo to Elder Son and GF. This should make his move more pleasant. 2 adults + 12-yo girl + 120-pound dog + cat + luggage in … Continue reading

Posted in afghan, Amanda, Andrew, Animals, knitting, Motorcars, Rural life, Smokey, Squares, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Misha alerts!

As I was making breakfast in the kitchen this morning, Misha The Formerly Very Shy Dog shot out of the bedroom and raced to the front door, barking her fool head off, as she is wont to do. Of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Antler Lake, Milady, Misha, Rural life, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Spring, er, summer!

The dogs had their annual trip to the vet for their heartworm tests and any needed vaccinations. Both dogs are healthy (yay!) but overweight (boo, hiss!) Misha, a coupla pounds; Milady, a lot. We need more and longer daily walks! … Continue reading

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In the spring…

In the spring a young man’s swan’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Last week I saw a single swan standing on the ice doing the neck stretch and retract. It must be spring!

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you lots of these in the new year!

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Merry holiday!

Please watch with 🕪🕪🕪 #dog  #instadog #bordercollie #performer #cute #funny #dogtrick  #gay #sydney #gaysydney  #hollyandace A post shared by Holly & Ace & Rosie with Dai (@positivedogcare) on Nov 17, 2016 at 7:04pm PST Christmas goggie!   More Christmas goggies!

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