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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

Quick Update

Friday, August 28, 2009      4 comments

I had a quiet day. It rained and I had to exercise inside. I didn't get a whole lot done but I was tired and needed the rest. I'm having trouble sleeping. Squeaker is doing great. Wheeler is having some problems.... 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

Downer of a Day

Sunday, August 23, 2009      9 comments

One of my chinchillas, Squeaker, is really sick. She has been drooling a lot and in pain. This morning when we tried to feed her she was bleeding from her mouth. Tomorrow I have to drive 100+ miles one way as she is having emergency surgery. To... Read more

Woe Is Me!!

Saturday, August 22, 2009      13 comments

I had a busy day today and didn't eat on plan except at breakfast and my snacks. I have paid in full for my cheating as I have had GI distress and IBS symptoms. Symptoms that have been silent since I went lower carb. Live and Learn. L... Read more

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