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In the Soup!!
Monday, September 02, 2019      26 comments

Nothing new here about that -- I am ALWAYS in the soup, all year round! Saturday or Sunday, pretty much every week, I check out my vegetable crisper and use up the "wilties" in a big pot o' soup, which becomes my suppers for the next week... Read more
Yup, gym and white rock stars helped a whole lot . . . .
Sunday, September 01, 2019      26 comments

Maybe five years ago, in May, I read a "survey" on "best white jeans". Lots of the brands reviewed were really expensive. But the Old Navy white rock stars rated the highest. And so I bought some. And yes: I really DO like them a ... Read more
The Gym and Rock Star Cure
Saturday, August 31, 2019      29 comments

Yes yes yes -- I'm feeling (uncharacteristically for me, and I'm grateful for that) kinda overwhelmed, confused, and miserable. The gym will help. It always does! AND: I'm going to take my fave white jeans -- Old Navy "rock star... Read more
Long Weekend Coming Up!!
Friday, August 30, 2019      30 comments

Today will be busy: and Tuesday will be REALLLLLLLLLLLY busy. But how wonderful to contemplate three last days of summer stretching out in front of me. Oh, of course there are all the usual chores to be done -- laundry, library, groce... Read more
Gentle gentle gentle
Thursday, August 29, 2019      40 comments

Please do go gentle into that good bite . .. ... Read more
Puppy Class!!
Thursday, August 29, 2019      25 comments

Yes, little Henry will start school September 7 -- for six consecutive Saturdays, an hour each week. The time messes a bit with my "regular" Saturday schedule but that's OK . . . worth it. And dear Charlie had one of HIS obedience c... Read more
Acquired Bite Inhibition
Wednesday, August 28, 2019      27 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
068K5Zlph9U Yes, angel Henry is a puppy. And that means: Henry is biting!! So: I did a little internet search to discover how the research and resources have evolved since darling Char... Read more
Apple Pie!
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      37 comments

DH loves apple pie. It's not my fave, but I make it for him occasionally. Recently I'd bought some local new crop MacIntosh apples. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mc
Intosh_(apple) Yes, there were Mac apples b... Read more
Golf!!
Monday, August 26, 2019      26 comments

Little Henry, suitably tired out, agreed to snooze for a couple of hours while we stamped around 9 holes of golf in the late afternoon yesterday. Yes: my first game since he arrived July 27 -- and I did wear my "golden retriever" golf shoe... Read more
Vagal Nerve
Sunday, August 25, 2019      28 comments

www.thecut.com/2019/05/i
-now-suspect-the-vagus-ner
ve-is-the-key-to-well-bein
g.html#comments Vagabonds wander . . . and the vagal nerve (the "vagus") wanders too, from the neck to the gut connecting pretty much ... Read more
Cardinal
Saturday, August 24, 2019      35 comments

The cardinals generally come to feed as the light fades. Last evening I was out in the back yard with Henry. A male cardinal was sitting in the top of one of the newly trimmed conifers, singing joyously. Utterly illuminated by the warm level ... Read more
Lots of Tree Trimming!
Friday, August 23, 2019      28 comments

My my, the arborist service certainly went the extra mile yesterday, taking down pretty much all of the dead limbs and overhanging branches. In fact, they did so much they will need to come back to take away the rest of the debris. ... Read more
It's a Gorgeous Morning!
Thursday, August 22, 2019      24 comments

I love this time of the year -- with just a hint of fall crispness in the early morning. It's sunny and apparently we are going to have sunny weather for the next several days. Henry was able to walk all the way to the end of the driv... Read more
Yellow Swallowtail
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      29 comments

Yesterday in the late afternoon I had Henry on his leash out in the front yard . . . a bit preoccupied after a long and somewhat stressful day do... Read more
Henry News!
Tuesday, August 20, 2019      40 comments

We got up at 4 and headed into Toronto to be there before 7 . . . and Henry's x-rays did indicate that the fracture has healed completely in just 3 weeks, and that the leg appears to be growing nicely. His weight has gone up from just over 7 po... Read more

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