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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Annoying People!!
Saturday, May 23, 2020      82 comments

My people were VERY annoying yesterday!! Both of them. Really. First of all: breakfast was only two small scoops of chow. Then SHE was digging in the garden with the big metal thing and I wanted to show her how much better I can dig... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Delusion and Denial . . . .
Friday, May 22, 2020      29 comments

Yup, I looked more closely at that "1/3" cup scoop in Henry's chow bag and . . . it was a "1/2" cup scoop. So: at 3 scoops three times a day: he was getting 4.5 cups of chow a day. TOOOOOOOOOOO much!!! Breeder tells me Henry's f... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Henry Overweight? Say it isn't so!!
Thursday, May 21, 2020      43 comments

Henry's "curbside" vet visit yesterday was quite an adventure. He needed his toe nails clipped and to be weighed to determine the right dosage for his flea/tick meds. So: we pulled into the parking lot, called in to the clinic to let them... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Yes yes yes: I overdid it!!
Wednesday, May 20, 2020      48 comments

I had planned to spend a maximum of TWO hours in the garden. My dear sister has a "two hours" rule for everything . . . two hours is enough for any one activity. But yesterday I ended up spending more like three and a half hours on heavy... Read more
"Real" Gardening Scheduled!!
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      29 comments

After rain yesterday and an absolutely glorious but brief sunrise this morning, it's a grey but reasonably warm day coming up. Yesterday I did manage to make a quick stop "in person" and masked at my small plant nursery up the street to sc... Read more
No Sew Fabric Face Mask
Monday, May 18, 2020      20 comments

No sew instant face mask -- I could not believe how easy this is!! Even for domestically challenged me. A bandana and a couple hair tie elastics. And two seconds of time. Yes, a Jcloth works pretty well too!! www.goo... Read more
"Gardening"!!
Monday, May 18, 2020      31 comments

Late Saturday I checked out various local plant nurseries on-line. They have opened but with pretty strict regulations, naturally. You can visit the nursery to purchase plants but only 100 people at a time at the largest facilities (masked, so... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Spring Beauties!!
Sunday, May 17, 2020      31 comments

Our trip yesterday to our favourite wildflower woods (newly reopened) was absolutely lovely. Everything I hoped to see was in bloom. Of co... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Henry's First Birthday . . .
Saturday, May 16, 2020      30 comments

. . . is coming up soon. And of course I've been shopping (on line) for him. What does he need? A new collar and a new leash!! He's been wearing dear Charlie's special rolled leather collar: rolled leather being best for ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Conservation Areas Reopen!!
Friday, May 15, 2020      50 comments

So delighted to see that our favourite local conservation areas are reopening today. Of course there will be "social distancing" in effect but that's no problem . . . happy to comply in return for the opportunity to get out there in nature ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What I Aways "Knew" . . .
Thursday, May 14, 2020      43 comments

What a lot of great comments on that"self-improvement" blog yesterday . . . That revolutionary "DON'T just do it" response to self-improvement, That kind "Just STOP it" response to self-improvement. And it really does seem like that t... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Self-Improvement
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      30 comments

I recently watched a very long and somewhat uneven conversation between Michael Neill and Mark Howard about "how to improve your self-improvement". Spark People might be considered as a "self-improvement" website. Lots of Sparkies want t... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts All the Niggly Tasks . . .
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      46 comments

Oh yes. Still engaged in post-retirement wrap up stuff. Lots of things that have to be done . . . to satisfy multiple regulatory and software licensing requirements, to finish files and notify former clients and on and on. I'm so th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Just the way I am
Monday, May 11, 2020      31 comments

Yes, I've been thinking about Mother's Day yesterday. It was a cold grey rainy day. And it was an absolutely lovely day. I heard from both my adult kids and my dear sister (HER daughter, a midwife, was attending at the birth of a 14th baby!!)... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Happy Mother's Day!!
Sunday, May 10, 2020      36 comments

Whether you have (biological) children or not . . . Happy Mother's Day to you! Yes, to YOU. Because that mothering attention begins with ourselves. Trust and kindness to you from you. Being a mother . . . in any time, let alone thi... Read more

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