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Nope, nope, more pets for me!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      5 comments

--Argh!.. My dad's dog, Peanut (a.k.a. nuthead, nutterbut, buthead, nuttimus--my photo/avatar), seemed a little lethargic and sore. He also was limping/stumbling a bit. We took him to the vet this morning and it seems he hurt his back pretty ... Read more

It's still smokey out there...

Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

--I wish the air would clear up outside. It still smells of smoke from the Dismal Swamp fire in Virginia - BUT - it's not too hot outside! Only about 87 ... I see there are some tropical developments that might come our way. As long as the ... Read more

I eat way too fast! Any ideas how to slow down?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      8 comments

--Okay, so I have always eaten fast since I can remember. When I was young my sister would eat everything up if I didn't eat quickly. I can remember leaving my pudding in the refrigerator to eat later and it would mysteriously disappear. Then... Read more

Charlie decided it was time to go..

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      4 comments

--After trying many things to save him, my cat Charlie must've gone off to die. He was getting skinnier and more lethargic but still sitting on my lapand nuzzling. He still came in every morning to eat (he was an indoor/outdoor cat and loved to... Read more

Weekend's over...poopdoodles!

Sunday, July 24, 2011      1 comments

--I had a busy weekend....finally washed and found spaces for a lot of dishes from when we moved them to the attic for the kitchen renovation. Canned some tomatoes and just generally did housework. --Charlie (cat) still not eating well, but s... Read more

Canning time, kitty woes, etc.

Friday, July 22, 2011      0 comments

--I put it off long enough. I need to can some tomatoes--the little that there is since we have been under severe drought. You can't water enough to keep this sandy soil from drying up in the upper-90-degree temperatures we's been having. --My... Read more

My Cat is wasting away before my eyes...

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      3 comments

I am not in a very good mood today. My 16-year-old cat still refuses to eat. It's been about two months since he's been able to eat well. He started grinding his teeth when he ate and since then doesn't eat much. At first I started force-... Read more

Happy 4th of July weekend!

Saturday, July 02, 2011      2 comments

Don't feel like blogging today. My back hurts and I took motrin so now I'm out of it. Happy Fourth!... Read more

Goin' out to Kitty Hawk for Air Conditioner parts...

Thursday, June 30, 2011      0 comments

- Okay, so day four with no proper air conditioning. The part that finally got here yesterday afternoon was the wrong one. It seems that the last number on our part was a "2" but the one they sent us had the number "7" (a little better penmans... Read more

C'mon Mr. Airconditioner Part Supplier, call! rain=froggy hoedown in the swamp

Tuesday, June 28, 2011      0 comments

Well, they had to order the airconditioner fan blade from Virginia but it should get here today or tomorrow at the latest. Meanwhile, my redneck MacGyver husband (genius that he is..) has the hose spraying on the conditioner unit to transfer... Read more

Airconditioner is out!

Monday, June 27, 2011      2 comments

Ugh....last night we discovered the fan assembly on our heat pump is busted and the fan no longer turns while the unit runs. So...we placed a house fan on top of the unit and a high velocity fan at the side but to save the unit I have the temp ... Read more

Anyone know a good rain dance?

Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

I feel sorry for the people with too much rain and floods. I wish there was some way they could send it here! I feel sorry for the farmers in this area. I saw corn that was only about 2 feet high (if that) and already tassled. Between the d... Read more

Ordering seeds

Sunday, January 27, 2008      0 comments

Well, I finally decided what plants I want to grow this year and mapped them out as to where I can grow them. I hope that they'll grow where I placed them! I'm a little behind ordering my seeds and I hope I can still get the varieties I want! ... Read more

Breathe In; Breathe Out

Monday, January 14, 2008      0 comments

I need to breathe inbetween bites when I am eating! I wish I could eat as slowly as my husband! I think I will add this to my goals. I hope I can pull it off!... Read more


Saturday, January 12, 2008      0 comments

It's the weekend and I have to work hard not to slow down and sit in front of the TV and feed my face!! Part of my distraction is writing my Blog :) I still need to do some cardio and I am trying to motivate myself...part of my avoidance of c... Read more

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